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Jill Anderson receives NSF CAREER award

Jill Anderson, an assistant professor of genetics in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the Odum School of Ecology, has received a $1.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation Early Career Development Program to study the effects of climate change on plants.

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UGA study finds Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

Atmospherically transported dust from north Africa’s Sahara Desert provides pulses of biologically important nutrients, including iron, to the tropical marine waters of the Caribbean and southeastern U.S. Researchers from UGA have found that Vibrio bacteria respond rapidly to this influx , leading to large blooms of the potentially harmful bacteria in ocean surface water.

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CONSERVATION SEMINAR: Perspectives on integrative conservation: Between data and evidence
Dr. Pete Brosius, Distinguished Research Professor, UGA Department of Anthropology; founder of UGA ICON Program
Aug. 31, 2016

ECOLOGY SEMINAR: Why fly now? Documenting insect phenology and abundance helps us understand their biology and potential environmental threats
John Pickering, Associate Professor, UGA Odum School of Ecology
Sep. 6, 2016