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Dec 09, 2014 |

Veterinary Medicine receives Gates Foundation grant to study norovirus

Ralph A. Tripp, a professor of infectious diseases, will lead a team in pursuit of innovative global health and development research on norovirus.
The illness can be serious for young children and older adults—and causes up to 200,000 deaths a year in children under 5 years of age in developing countries.
Dr. Tripp and his research team are receiving $100,000 to engineer mammalian cell lines that support norovirus and related enteric virus replication by silencing non-essential virus resistance genes in vaccine cell lines.

Nov 01, 2014 |

SREL research team heads to Belarus to measure impact of Chernobyl on wildlife

A team of researchers from the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory is working within the 30-kilometer exclusion zone surrounding the former power station where they are using new technologies to assess the effects of radiation exposure on free-ranging wildlife living near the now dormant reactor.

Oct 15, 2014 |

Job Opportunity - Teaching Position, University of California, Riverside

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

October 14, 2014
We are seeking to fill a 9-month, tenure-track position in the broad field of Environmental Toxicology in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) at UC Riverside. The position has an instruction component and a research component within the Agricultural Experiment Station (more information about the AES mission may be found at http://cnas.ucr.edu/about/anr/). Initial appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor; a Ph.D. degree in a field related to Environmental Toxicology, and two years of postdoctoral experience is required at the time of appointment. We are especially seeking candidates with background and skills to study human health and/or ecological effects of emerging or classical environmental contaminants from environmental compartments such as surface and drinking waters. Details for the position and application process are provided in the attached recruitment ad. We ask your assistance in identifying suitable candidates for this position.


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Disability, and Veterans Employer.

Jul 11, 2014 |

Anna Adetona wins AIHA GA Local Section Scholarship

Anna Adetona wins AIHA GA Local Section Scholarship

Jul 11, 2014 | In The NewsPress Releases

Intensive 1-week Quantitative Ecotox Course

An intensive 1-week Ecotoxicology course wraps up on Friday, 11 July.
Pictured: L to R, Front: Dr. Michael Newman, Matthew Urich, Matthew Baker
Back Row: Cara Love, Forrest Goodfellow, Eric Goolsby, Mark Myer,, Liyun Zhang, David Brew, Rebecca Philipps, Adrian Parr

Jul 11, 2014 |

UGA Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harrassment Policy

The University of Georgia (“the University”) is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work and study. To that end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents’ policy, and University policy, the University prohibits any member of the faculty, staff, administration, student body, volunteers or visitors to campus, whether they be guests, patrons, independent contractors, or clients, from harassing and/or discriminating against any other member of the University community because of that person’s race, sex (including sexual harassment), gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin, religion, age, genetic information, disabled status, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Incidents of harassment and discrimination will be met with appropriate disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal from the University.