Global Health Seminar

Start Date: November 01 2017 - 12:00 PM

End Date: November 01 2017 - 01:00 PM

Audience: Student, Faculty and Staff

Category: Lectures

Location: S-111


GLOBAL HEALTH SEMINAR "THE GOOD CHOLESTEROL OF PRIMATES: PROTECTING AFRICA ONE CATTLE AT A TIME" Presenter - Dr. Jayne Raper, CUNY Hunter College. Co-Sponsored by STEM and HRS Academies. Mammals including humans and domestic cattle are highly susceptible to African trypanosomes whereas primates have innate immunity to these infections. Dr. Raper will discuss how genetically modified cattle expressing the baboon Trypanosome lytic factor can be protected from trypanosome infections thus helping them to thrive in sub-Saharan Africa boosting African agriculture. 


Contact Name: Mangala Tawde

Contact Phone: 718.281.5506

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