UGA to establish national NIH-funded center to fight flu

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UGA a contract to establish the Center for Influenza Disease and Emergence Research.

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2021 CURO Symposium features 18 ecology undergraduates

The 2021 UGA CURO Symposium features 18 original research presentations by Odum School of Ecology undergraduates.

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Light pollution drives increased risk of West Nile virus

By attracting birds and mosquitoes, light pollution is enhancing the likelihood that they’ll spread West Nile virus to animals and humans.

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Evolution of the fastest jaws in nature

GMNH associate Douglas Booher, BS ’98, explores the evolution of the trap-jaw mechanism in Strumigenys ants, which has resulted in one of the natural world’s fastest movements.

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Long-lived butterfly parasites can’t take the heat

Debilitating parasite spores that infect monarch butterflies can persist for years at cool temperatures, but are knocked out by heat.

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Disease Detectives

Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases researchers are working toward predicting future outbreaks by studying how hosts and parasites interact in the wild.

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Opinion: Act now to prevent overwhelming hospitals

Prof. John Drake and ER Dr. Jonathan Davis urge action to slow the spread of COVID-19 to prevent overwhelming Georgia’s hospitals.

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Toxic pollutants can impact wildlife disease spread

Exposure to toxic pollutants associated with human activities may be influencing the spread of infectious diseases in wildlife.

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UGA invests in faculty development, strategic hires

Cluster hiring initiatives in integrative, precision agriculture and brain and behavioral health underway The University of Georgia continues to invest in faculty whose work addresses urgent statewide and global issues

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Drawdown Georgia: Home-grown solutions to reverse climate change

As part of Drawdown Georgia, researchers from UGA are finding ways to use existing resources to combat climate change.

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