UGA Research Magazine Fall 2018

UGA Research Magazine Fall 2018 features several stories about Odum research

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Alligators and timing shed light on reproductive disorders

Researchers from the University of Georgia have discovered that timing of exposure is a key factor in how certain contaminants affect the reproductive system.

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Meet our faculty: Pejman Rohani

Pejman Rohani spends his time breaking complex ideas down to the basics, building mathematical models in order to track the transmission, evolution, and population dynamics of infectious diseases.

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When do (and don’t) parasitized animals suffer from poor body condition?

Many studies assessing the body condition of infected animals find unexpected host-parasite relationships, and the design of such studies can affect their results, according to new research from the University of Georgia Odum School of Ecology.

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Ecology Teaching Postdoctoral Program

About The Odum School of Ecology (OSE) at the University of Georgia invites applications from outstanding early-career scientists for a school-supported postdoctoral appointment. They will pursue a collaborative research project

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Turtle Species Decline May Impact Environments Worldwide

Approximately 61 percent of the world’s 356 turtle species are threatened or already extinct, and the decline could have ecological consequences.

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Now hiring in the Odum School of Ecology: faculty member to oversee instructional labs

Responsibilities include developing and revising instructional activities in ecology to be used in the laboratory program; planning, directing and teaching preparation sessions; oversight of instruments, supplies and laboratory teaching spaces; analysis of institutional and scientific data; and interacting with other faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates relative to the laboratory program.

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Migrating monarch butterflies that mix with year-round residents have higher rates of parasite infection

A study led by ecologists at the University of Georgia has found evidence that migrating monarch butterflies may be risking exposure to high levels of disease at sites where some monarchs no longer migrate but instead breed year-round on patches of an exotic garden plant.

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Temperature affects Zika transmission

In a new study recently published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, researchers led by Courtney Murdock of the Odum School and College of Veterinary Medicine have found that temperature is a driving factor in the transmission of Zika virus.

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John Drake featured on NCEAS podcast

John Drake was a featured guest on the July 18 edition of the NCEAS Portraits podcast

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