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Next week's Distinguished Scientist Seminar at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine will feature Dr. Roman Ganta, professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology at Kansas State University.
The lecture will take place March 26, 2015, at 4 p.m. in the first floor auditorium of the Medical Sciences Building on USA’s main campus.
Dr. Ganta's research deals with the molecular evaluation of vector-borne pathogen infections, particularly tick-transmitted rickettsial disease agents Ehrlichia chaffeensis and Ehrlichia canis. His research also is focused on understanding how the tick-transmitted bacteria are able to adapt to tick and vertebrate host environments.
Dr. Ganta earned a bachelor of science and master of science from Andhra University, Waltair, India, and a doctorate from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Click here to learn more about Dr. Ganta.
The lecture series is comprised of distinguished scientists from other academic institutions who are invited by the USA College of Medicine basic science departments to present a seminar showcasing their latest research findings. Faculty, staff and students are strongly encouraged to attend.
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