Stories about "lyme disease"
Caroline Holm '17, Alex Krech, a Southern Maine Community College intern, and Anna Berenson '16, work  under the direction of chemistry professor Paula Schlax studying gene expression in the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax's $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Bates students advocate for research funding in Washington event

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:45 pm

A Bates College junior from Maine and a senior from New York state presented biochemistry research to a U.S. representative from Maine this month as part of "Posters on the Hill," an annual event designed to remind Congress of the importance of undergraduate research.

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Monday, September 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.