ASBMB brands Yale scientist as winner of inaugural Alice and C.

Wang award. Ullu received the award, called after an recognized researcher in parasitology internationally, for her laboratory’s work with the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma brucei, which causes African sleeping sickness, to discover a novel mechanism of gene silencing referred to as RNA interference. While focusing on RNA processing and synthesis pathways in T. Brucei, Ullu strike upon the phenomenon of RNA interference , where small, noncoding RNA molecules, than proteins rather, regulate gene expression.It is supplemented with small amounts of seasonal fruits, vegetables, lentil soup, and meat occasionally, fish, and eggs. Original Vitamin A Trial The original study, which was conducted between April 1994 and September 1997, was a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cluster-randomized trial involving married women of childbearing age. The analysis was made to determine the effects of weekly supplementation with a low dose of vitamin A or beta carotene on the rates of maternal death related to pregnancy.7 We invited all eligible women from 30 village development communities to participate in the trial. Each VDC comprises 9 wards .