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.
Odum School doctoral student Linsey Haram is seeking to raise $4,000 for a citizen science project to monitor the invasive seaweed Gracilaria vermiculophylla through Georgia Funder, UGA’s new crowdfunding platform.
ECOLOGY SEMINAR: Remote Sensing of Water Resources: Successes and Challenges
Deepak Mishra, Associate Professor, UGA Department of Geography
Mar. 31, 2015
ECOLOGY SEMINAR: The "parasite paradox”: Using community ecology to resolve the diversity-disease debates
Pieter Johnson, Associate Professor in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder
Apr. 9, 2015