February 27, 2020

Duah Alkam and Dean McGehee on Channel 7

Channel 7 News featured UAMS yesterday in their College Week segment.  Duah Alkam, a Ph.D. student in the biochemistry track doing her research in the labs or Mark Smeltzer and David Ussery, participated with the dean of the graduate school, Dr. McGehee. Duah’s project involves DNA sequencing to track outbreaks such as the 2016 mumps outbreak and to find vulnerabilities in infectious agents such as Staphylococcus aureus (staph).