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Learning from lampreys

Lampreys are described as primitive predators, aggressive flesh feeders, and piston-tongued parasites. But in immunologist Max Cooper’s Emory Vaccine Center lab, researchers see lampreys as windows into the distant past and biomedical treasure troves that may contain disease-fighting secrets from another eon. Feature Story >>

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Georgia Research Alliance universities sign agreement to share core facilities

Research leaders from the eight universities in the Georgia Research Alliance have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the shared use of core research facilities at each of their institutions. The agreement means identified core facilities and equipment will be available to scientists at all eight institutions at the same rates and terms offered to internal facility users. News Story >>

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Yerkes: Working to cure what ails you

As one of seven nonhuman primate research centers in the country, Emory's Yerkes National Primate Research Center brings together a diverse group of scientists - from neuroscientists to immunologists - to work on causes, preventions, treatments, and cures for a host of human diseases. Feature Story >>