Prof Salomon in Soudan mine
Researchers race to slow a disease that could wipe out some bat species
Prof Salomon Interviewed by WCCO
WCCO/CBS News Features Professor Christine Salomon's Research on the White Nose Syndrome
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources first discovered White Nose Syndrome in Minnesota last year, and the disease continues to spread west. Professor Christine Salomon is a part of the team helping raise awareness about the state of bats in Minnesota. “One of the most important things we can do is protect habitat and build new habitat for bats,” Salomon said.
The New York State Senate Commends Bob Vince
The New York State Senate recently adopted a legislative resolution commending Prof. Robert Vince upon the occasion of his designation as a 2017 Inductee into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction.
The resolution underscored that "It is the custom of this Legislative Body (NY State Senate) to take note of and publicly acknowledge individuals who have distinguished themselves through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives of service to their community".
The resolution further noted "That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to commend Robert Vince upon the occasion of his designation as a 2017 Inductee into the Auburn Alumni Hall of Distinction."
Profs Vince and More Create New Antidote for Acetaminophen Poisoning
UMN researchers create new antidote for acetaminophen poisoning
Swati More, PhD, and Robert Vince, PhD, Professor and Director of the Center for Drug Design, discovered a potential new drug that works as an antidote to acetaminophen poisoning. It’s named ψ-Glutathione (Pseudo-Glutathione), similar to the naturally-occurring compound glutathione. A report of the compound’s efficacy was recently published in Chemical Research in Toxicology. Read More
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