Wednesday, August 08, 2007

US Professor to Study Antimicrobial Properties of Propolis

Bees, Biofuels and Climate Change are the Focus of Three U of M, CFANS Grants
Justin Ware, University News Service, 8/6/2007

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL ( 8/6/2007 ) -- Three projects have been awarded $100,000 each as part of the new, University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences Grants program.

The grants are aimed at increasing the college's research capacity in the areas of environment; the bio-based economy; and crops, food animals and human health.

The projects include:

Novel Antimicrobial Properties of Honeybee Propolis in Human and Animal Health, led by professor Jerry Cohen with two co-principal investigators, Gary Gardner and Marla Spivak.

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