Researchers to pursue novel Zika solution

Novel insecticide class designed to specifically target mosquito genes, not corresponding genes in people or non-target species.

A team of researchers from the University of Notre Dame’s Eck Institute for Global Health (EIGH) has received a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to pursue a novel solution to the Zika outbreak.

The team — led by Molly Duman Scheel, an associate professor of medical and molecular genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (IUSM-SB), associate adjunct professor of biological sciences at Notre Dame and member of EIGH — is developin

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