Coral reefs show “ecological memory” and resilience to rising temperatures

Coral reefs in the Eastern Tropical Pacific region show resilience to rising ocean temperatures and may have adapted to heat stress, according to a study by an international team of researchers.

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UGA ecologists to present research at virtual 2020 ESA annual meeting Aug. 3-6

26 University of Georgia faculty, students and postdoctoral associates will present research at the 2020 ESA Annual Meeting Aug. 3-6 online.

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Dean Gittleman announces he will step down in 2021

Dr. John Gittleman, UGA Foundation Professor and founding Dean of the Odum School of Ecology, announces he will step down as Dean at the end of the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Ecologists detect early warning signals of a malaria outbreak

University of Georgia researchers have demonstrated that disease surveillance data can be used to predict certain infectious disease outbreaks.

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Forecast predicts dismal future for American alligator

A study by UGA researchers indicates that warming temperatures could impact the future of the American alligator and potentially result in its demise.

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Drake: America needs a national center for infectious disease intelligence

Prof. John Drake makes the case that the time is now to establish a national center for infectious disease intelligence.

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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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