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Georgetown Professor Discovers Key Findings to Stop Malarial Drug Resistance

December 4th, 2019

Malarial merozoites in the peripheral blood.

The malarial disease infects millions of people every year. Until recently, drugs like chloroquine (CQ) and piperaquine (PPQ) have been effective against the parasite that causes it, Plasmodium falciparum. New widespread resistance to these drugs lead Department of Chemistry professor Paul Roepe to research the mechanisms behind these new developments in an effort to stop the continued spread of the disease.

Q & A: Grace Maglieri, Clare Boothe Luce Award Winner

October 1st, 2018

Grace Maglieri (C’19) has been awarded both a summer research award and an academic year research scholarship from the Clare Boothe Luce Program, which supports women conducting research in the natural sciences.

Knope Receives Early Career Award

July 12th, 2018

Professor Karah Knope of the Georgetown College Department of Chemistry has been named a recipient of a 2018 Early Career Award from the U.S. Department of Energy.