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2014 News in Brief



Bourouiba Group receives the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Prize

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Professor Lydia Bourouiba’s laboratory will receive the Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Prize to support an annual Tse Cheuk Ng Tai Ideas Retreat of the Bourouiba Group. The initial brainstorming group retreat will take place in the summer of 2015. Bourouiba’s research concentrates on understanding how diseases of plants, animals and humans are transmitted by droplets and fluids that carry pathogens. They have looked at respiratory diseases transmitted by sneezing and coughing, diseases acquired in hospitals, waterborne diseases, and plant diseases triggered by rainfalls. Read about the Bourouiba Lab: