Georgetown biology professor discovers redundancy in intestinal immune system

Last Wednesday, a study published in the online journal mBio by biology department chair Steven Singer, pictured at left, and his team shows novel effects of two genes that counteract the effects of Giardia duodenalis, the most common cause… Read More

Hoya Citings: Students research Internet usage in Rio’s favelas

This is the third part of our Vox series called “Hoya Citings” in which we feature Georgetown students’ research projects and pursuits in academia. Last week we profiled a student who researched foot-and-mouth disease at a laboratory in China…. Read More

Hoya Citings: Student contributes to foot-and-mouth disease research in Shanghai laboratory

This is the second part of our Vox series called “Hoya Citings” in which we feature Georgetown students’ research projects and pursuits in academia. Last week, we interviewed a student from Georgetown’s SFS-Qatar campus. Until this summer, Georgetown… Read More

Georgetown study shows college degrees well worth their price

In a study released yesterday by the Georgetown University Center for Education and the Workforce, researchers show that students with college degrees are excelling in the current job market. The report reveals that half of the jobs lost since… Read More

Georgetown professor pioneers the “last name effect”

Were you born into a Zeigler or Zimmerman family, doomed to a childhood of being last in line? You may not care anymore, but the alphabetical line has already done its damage. The first letter of your last name may determine… Read More

GUMC finds possible new treatment for those with type 1 diabetes

This past weekend at the American Society of Cell Biology annual meeting researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center presented research that may change the treatment for people with type 1 diabetes. Dr. Ian Gallicano, associate professor of cell… Read More