Tag Archives: Tom Kozel

Charting UNR’s future: Pressure is on university to commercialize research

As University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson pondered the future of the state’s oldest campus, he recalled how his grandfather peeled apples. “When I was a kid, my grandfather lived with us, and every once in a while he … Continue reading

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From the lab to the real world

Tom Kozel has been studying fungal meningitis for years. It seemed like a rare disease until the Centers for Disease Control did some calculations and found it was killing about 500,000 people a year in Africa. This prompted Kozel and … Continue reading

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Nevada is Fighting Anthrax

The threat of Anthrax attacks, especially against government officials, has been significant for over ten years. Currently a blood culture must be taken in-order to determine whether someone has been infected with Anthrax. Blood cultures generally take three or four days … Continue reading

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