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Not a win-win: Treating for worms helps animals survive infectious diseases—and spread them

Parasitic worms have been shown to influence how the immune system responds to diseases like HIV and tuberculosis. In a new study of African buffalo, Vanessa Ezenwa has found that de-worming drastically improved an animal’s chances of surviving bovine tuberculosis—but with the consequence of increasing the spread of TB in the population.

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Odum School awards degrees at fall commencement

Eight students received degrees from the Odum School of Ecology during the University of Georgia Fall 2014 commencement on December 19.

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Upcoming Seminars and Events →

ECOLOGY SEMINAR: The Ecology of Ebola
John Drake, Associate Professor, Odum School of Ecology, UGA
Jan. 27, 2015

ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS SEMINAR: An Ecologist's Perspective on Ecosystem Service Valuation with a focus on Coastal Georgia
J.P. Schmidt, PhD '06, Assistant Research Scientist, Odum School of Ecology
Jan. 27, 2015