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CAS professor, students publish research in Nature journal [07.10.2014]
Emerging fungal pathogens pose a greater threat to biodiversity than any other parasitic group, causing population declines of amphibians, bats, corals, bees and snakes. New research from the University of South Florida published in the prestigious journal Nature reveals that amphibians can acquire behavioral or immunological resistance to a deadly chytrid fungus implicated in global amphibian population declines.

USF geologist says beach cleanup not clean sweep [06.03.2010]
As one of the world’s most beautiful beaches in Pensacola was marred by a 8-mile long swath of thick oil that washed ashore this week, a new study from a USF geologist paints a grim outlook for the sugar-like sands soon returning to their pristine state.

CAS professor named fellow of the prestigious Linnean Society [07.01.2014]
James Garey, Ph.D., chair and professor for the Department of Cell Biology, was selected to become a fellow of the Linnean Society in London, U.K.

USF’s Iraq expert explains Iraq crisis, American response [06.27.2014]
The growing crisis in Iraq has put University of South Florida Professor Derek Harvey, a retired Army colonel who served as a chief advisor to Gen. David Petraeus, in the media spotlight as an expert commentator on the complex and dangerous situation.

USF graduate student receives research fellowship [06.15.2014]
Drinkable water in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas has become scarce. Recently, conservation efforts led to using reclaimed water for irrigation purposes and a University of South Florida graduate student received a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship to research its effects.

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