John Mecham

Professor of Biological Sciences

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Office: 141 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
Phone: (919) 760-8007



Work Experience

Professional biography

Dr. John Mecham’s research is the study of tropical diseases such as schistosomiasis, and comparative physiology. Dr. Mecham enjoys playing tennis and is a seasoned photographer.

Undergraduate Research: He has recently sponsored undergraduate research on topics such “Quantification of T cells and T cell subsets during the course of murine Schistosoma mansoni infection”; “The effects of the herbal drug BL7 on CD4+ cell production in mice”, “Pulsed vocalizations in cats”, and “What is the shape of a snail?” He recently began a project with a team in Kenya to the study of the efficacy of the herbal drug Sungaprot in women who are living with HIV/AIDS.


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