USF researchers publish findings in Biology Letters [04.15.2013]
Andrea Liebl and Lynn (Marty) Martin’s research was published in the journal Biology Letters. In the newly released paper, the authors measured hippocampal mRNA expression of glucocorticoid receptors in eight house sparrow (Passer domesticus) populations varying in age.
USF authors publish research in Oxford Journals [04.15.2013]
Mariano Alvarez, Christy Foust, Holly Kilvitis, Andrea Liebl, Lynn (Marty) Martin, Christina Richards and Marta Robertson recently had their research published in the journal of Integrative and Comparative Biology.
USF research at closed school praised [02.01.2013]
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is supporting the work of University of South Florida researchers to locate and identify gravesites at a closed reform school in Florida’s Panhandle. On Friday, Nelson was briefed on the project by Erin Kimmerle, a forensic anthropologist at USF and one of the lead researchers on the project examining burial sites at the former Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. Nelson had asked Gov. Rick Scott to grant the researchers’ request to remain on the state-owned land until their work is concluded.
USF professor making strides in cancer research [12.18.2012]
At the University of South Florida, one of the top research universities in the country, important work is being done on mutations in the BLM gene, which lead to a disorder called Bloom Syndrome.
USF researchers tracking deadly fungus [12.18.2012]
New research from University of South Florida biologists has found the deadly chytrid fungus, which is implicated in the decline of frog populations worldwide and was thought to only infect amphibians, can also infect crayfish. The research from USF biologists Taegan McMahon and Jason Rohr was published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences.
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