Parasites affect host responses to environmental change

Ignoring the role of parasites may lead to misinterpretation of organism responses to environmental change.

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Women in Science supporting the next generation

Women in Science at UGA, founded 5 years ago by Ecology PhD students Anya Brown and Cecilia Sanchez, promotes equality and diversity in STEM.

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Statistical model could predict future disease outbreaks

A new statistical method could help officials predict disease reemergence for preventable childhood infections like measles and pertussis.

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Molly Fisher’s research featured in Discover Magazine

The January/February 2019 issue of Discover Magazine featured research by Odum School doctoral candidate Molly Fisher.

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The sicker the better: Parasites help their beetle hosts function more effectively

Horned passalus beetles infected with a nematode parasite are able to process wood 15% faster than uninfected beetles, according to new research from the Odum School of Ecology.

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New book explores ecological consequences of warming soils

A new textbook edited by UGA ecologist Jacqueline Mohan provides a comprehensive look at how plants, animals, microbes and their physical environment respond to warming soils.

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2019 CURO Symposium is April 8-9

The 2019 CURO Symposium, featuring 19 ecology student presenters, takes place April 8-9 at the Classic Center in downtown Athens.

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Ginseng in decline in the eastern United States

American ginseng is in decline thanks chiefly to range-wide overharvesting, but that trend could potentially be reversed by promoting and supporting ginseng cultivation.

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Bird feeding influences nature–and people

Bird feeding may influence birds’ breeding success, survival and movement, but new research shows it also affects the people who feed them.

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UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro will deliver 2019 Boyd Lecture

UGA Ecology alumna Beth Shapiro, BS/MS ’99, will deliver the 2019 Boyd Lecture at 1 PM on April 4.

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