UFRI Fellow, Nag 2015

Anita Nag, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, Florida
Undergraduate Faculty Research Initiative (UFRI) Fellow
Award year: 2015

Dr. Anita Nag joined Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL in fall of 2013. Since joining the Chemistry department Dr. Nag is actively engaged in teaching general chemistry and biochemistry courses, as well as training undergraduate students in biomedical research. Her research involves understanding RNA viruses including Hepatitis C virus, and investigating the mechanism by which RNA viruses use host RNA and protein complexes to its advantage. In addition she also screens small organic molecules for their anti-viral properties. Dr. Nag enjoys inspiring undergraduate students into research. In addition to teaching chemistry and biochemistry courses she also enjoys teaching problem based learning course to engage students in critical thinking.

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