Drake discusses infectious disease modeling on CBS podcast

Prof. John Drake discussed infectious disease modeling on Debriefing the Briefing, a CBS News podcast covering the coronavirus pandemic.

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Can the course of the pandemic be predicted?

Prof. John Drake gave a talk, “Can the course of the epidemic be predicted?” for UGA’s “Ask Me Anything” series on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Odum Class of 2020 graduates online

UGA’s May 8 commencement ceremonies were postponed, but the Odum School commemorated the occasion with a Class of 2020 convocation website celebrating our 49 graduates.

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Model projects 1,500 additional deaths in Georgia

A new study posted on the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases website and led by Prof. John Drake estimates that social distancing measures have saved more than 2,900 lives in Georgia, but relaxing those measures could result in 1,500 additional deaths through June 7.

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2020 UGA CURO [Virtual] Symposium is April 21-24

The 2020 CURO Symposium features 22 Odum School students, including Best Student Paper in the Life Sciences winner Culzean Kennedy.

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COVID-19 crisis “stalling science”

Scientific research is on hold around the world in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article for Mongabay.com, Odum doctoral student Kaylee Arnold discussed some of the implications for

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Butterflies raised in captivity fare worse than wild counterparts

UGA ecologist Andy Davis compared the strength, color, and wing shape of monarch butterflies reared in the lab with their wild counterparts.

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UGA alumnae model impacts of COVID-19 interventions

Stanford biologist and UGA alumna Erin Mordecai has developed a model to explore the impacts of social distancing strategies on COVID-19.

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Human handling stresses young monarch butterflies

Being handled is stressful to monarch butterflies in their early life stages, according to new research by UGA ecologist Andy Davis.

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Big Biology podcast features John drake discussing coronavirus

Prof. John Drake was interviewed about the novel coronavirus on the Big Biology podcast.

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