Happy New Year!
Not Drug-Like, but Like Drugs: Cnidaria Natural Products
Meet PhD Candidate, Sam Afoullouss. Sam is a collaborator from the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG), studying marine natural products of deep sea corals. Watch his TEDx talk here on the hidden treasures of extremely biodiverse marine organisms.
Come and listen to our research collaborator, Paige Maroni, at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and the Western Australian Museum (WAM).
Her interview with the Avid Research - Australian STEM Stories discusses some of her critical, breakthrough research on the nudibranch species, Doris kerguelenensis.
Have you ever wondered what it's like to dive in Antarctic Waters?
Listen to the fascinating podcast hosted by Dr. Brett Malone of Virginia Tech Research Center featuring Dr. James McClintock of Alabama at Birmingham and Dr. Bill Baker at University of South Florida, Tampa.
World NTD Day
The second annual World NTD (Neglected Tropical Disease) Day will be January 30th, 2021.
Exciting new material will be posted to the World NTD Day website (https://worldntdday.org/) in regards to WIPO Re:Search collaborations, including research performed with the Bill Baker lab and collaborator, Fabrice Boyom at University of Yaounde I.
New Antimalarial Drug Targets
We are pleased to announce the publication of the BVGH Partnership Hub Mid-Year Report 2020 which features our collaboration with Professor Fabrice Boyom at University of Yapounde in Cameroon, Africa that identified indigenous fungi and medicinal plants with promising antimalarial activity.
"The report showcases WIPO Research collaborations, fellowships, and other accomplishments. During the COVID-19 pandemic, WIPO Research is more important than ever in the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD's), malaria, and tuberculosis"
- BIO Ventures for Global Health (BVGH), Twitter