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CMML ribbon ceremony DMDP colleagues

In November, 2018, DMDP officially turned over ownership of the Central Media Making Laboratory to the University of Health Sciences. Cambodian Ministry of Heath officials, US government officials from the Embassy, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, World Health Organization, and other supporting partners were in attendance. The ribbon-cutting ceremony was a…

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Oeng Sopheap Appointed ASM Young Ambassador to Cambodia

DMDP is proud to announce that Oeng Sopheap, DMDP Deputy Scientific Officer and Chief Mentor, has been appointed as the American Society for Microbiology Young Ambassador for Cambodia. ASM Young Ambassadors are dynamic young leaders, who represent ASM in their home country, facilitating networking, professional development, and collaboration to strengthen science…

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Joanne Letchford, Recipient of University of Sydney Faculty of Science Alumni Award for Service to Humanity

We are pleased to announce that Joanne Letchford, BS, MPH, Diagnostic Microbiology Program (DMDP) Country Director, is this year’s recipient of the University of Sydney Faculty of Science Alumni Award for Service to Humanity. This award recognizes the personal contributions of alumni who, through service or philanthropy, improve the lives of…

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Sheep blood

Sheep blood is an essential growth factor for some pathogenic bacteria and the colonial morphology and hemolytic pattern of these bacteria have been well described on sheep blood agar. In order to have a reliable supply of sheep blood, DMDP has maintained a small flock of sheep at Resource Development…

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Dr. Peter Gilligan

DMDP was pleased and honored to have Dr. Peter Gilligan come to Cambodia at our invitation. Dr. Gilligan is a Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and the Director of the Microbiology and Immunology Laboratories at the UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill. He is the director…

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