Sep 222014
 
ECU notes: Biological warfare research | The Daily Reflector

Twenty-seven years of studying the bacterium Brucella only have served to increase Dr. Marty Roop’s fascination with it. That is a good thing, because Roop, professor in the Brody School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology, recently landed a grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying this organism that can knock grown men to their knees and keep them there for weeks.