Faculty hiring initiative will boost UGA’s strength in infectious disease dynamics

A new hiring initiative at UGA will add 8 new faculty positions in the area of AI, data science and infectious disease dynamics.

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Exploring the underwater world of Georgia’s creeks

One of Andrew Nagy’s favorite things to do is wade into a local creek, dip his trusty D-net into the water, and learn more about the creatures he pulls up.

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Dean’s Corner, September 2021

Dean Altizer on the return of coffee hour, new construction in our backyard, and how we’re helping in the fight against infectious diseases.

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What causes disease outbreaks?

New research from the UGA CEID finds large-scale outbreaks of zoonotic diseases are driven by more and different factors than smaller ones.

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Understanding pathogen spillover

A new UGA study examines how different disciplines think about zoonotic spillover, identifying common mechanisms and gaps in research.

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Diane Klement, AB ’20, receives Marine Education Fellowship

Diane Klement, AB ’20, was selected for a Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Marine Education Fellowship on Skidaway Island.

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Dogs, frogs, and copepods: Model provides clues about Guinea worm transmission

The parasite that causes Guinea worm disease in humans may be maintained by dogs, frogs and copepods, according to new research from UGA.

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Alumna Christina Faust addresses Girl Scouts

Odum alumna Christina Faust addresses the Athens-area Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia Annual Clementi Holder Promises to Keep Breakfast on Sept. 8, 2021.

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Dean’s Corner, August 2021

Interim Dean Sonia Altizer on welcoming students back to campus, our efforts to keep our community healthy, and updates to our facilities.

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Seven decades of environmental research at Savannah River Ecology Lab

The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory was first envisioned by Eugene Odum, who received funding for a baseline biological inventory in 1951.

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