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Op-Ed: CT Private Colleges Producing Bioscience Innovators, Industry Partners

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4/25/2014 12:00 AM
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CT Mirror (Apr. 25): “Op-Ed: CT Private Colleges Producing Bioscience Innovators, Industry Partners"

More than half of the academic degrees awarded in Connecticut in Biological & Biomedical Sciences (52.9 percent) and Physical Sciences (57.8 percent) are earned at Connecticut’s independent colleges, including UNH. One example of innovation in the biosciences is the research of associate professor of biology and environmental science Eva Sapi, who has conducted extensive research on Lyme disease and recently discovered that the disease can form biofilm in the body which allows it to hide from treatments such as drugs and then reappear later.

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