Jessica Birk, a Rutgers Business School sophomore, wrote a children's story and partnered with Lauren Krasnoff, a Mason Gross School of Arts sophomore, to illustrate it. 

Rutgers students publish children's book

Jessica Birk, a Rutgers Business School sophomore, and Lauren Krasnoff, a Mason Gross School of Arts sophomore, are fighting back against funding cuts to music and art education programs through their children’s book, “When Ellie Sang a G.” 

Martin J. Blaser is responsible for discovering new information about a human microbe that causes stomach cancer but also protects against other diseases. 

Rutgers’ Martin Blaser makes major contribution to medicine

Martin J. Blaser, director of Rutgers Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Henry Rutgers Chair of the Human Microbiome and the professor of medicine and microbiology at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, received the 2019 Robert Koch Gold Medal for his life’s work and contribution to science, according to a University press release.

David Alland and Soumitesh Chakravorty at the 2019 Edison Patent Awards celebrating their work in biotechnology.

Rutgers researchers win award for tuberculosis test

On Nov. 14, two researchers from Rutgers University received the 2019 Edison Patent Award for biotechnology from the Research and Development Council of New Jersey for the development of a new Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) test, according to a press release. 

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