Thursday, March 21

USAC Recap

The Undergraduate Students Association Council is the official student government of UCLA's undergraduate students. Council meetings are Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in Kerckhoff 417 and are open to all students who wish to attend. Read more...






UCLA doctoral student Andrew Fung will use his grant to research whether  chewing gum can be used to detect malaria biomarkers in saliva.

A new way to detect malaria

The diagnosis of malaria may be possible with a simple stick of chewing gum. Andrew Fung, a UCLA graduate student, might be able to work around the fear of needles in malaria-infected patients in remote countries. He received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation grant for $100,000 last month to research a method of diagnosing malaria with chewing gum. Read more...

Photo: UCLA doctoral student Andrew Fung will use his grant to research whether chewing gum can be used to detect malaria biomarkers in saliva.

UCLA doctoral student Andrew Fung will use his grant to research whether  chewing gum can be used to detect malaria biomarkers in saliva.



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