Shiv Shukla, a graduate student in conservation biology, is studying a snake fungal disease found in Florida. See what he plans to do with the findings inside the herpetology lab at USF, where Shukla tests the venomous and non-venomous snakes.
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Ship granted to USF will enhance Florida Institute of Oceanography’s efforts After a 4,000-mile journey, a 117-foot twin-hulled ship granted to USF is docked at its new home port in St. Petersburg, where it will be operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography to offer transformative opportunities for students to explore and advance the field of ocean science.
Centuries-old teeth could indicate the effectiveness of pandemic quarantines Through DNA analysis, USF researchers will trace the evolution of genetics in individuals who died from the Black Death during quarantine, helping determine the effectiveness of containment measures, such as isolation and masks.
USF, Corridor collaboration supports sustainable manufacturing, defense technology and Alzheimer’s research USF Research & Innovation and the Florida High Tech Corridor are partnering to provide $75,000 to support the advancement of technologies developed by USF researchers.
Mosquito watch: USF researchers urge use of global dashboard in light of recent malaria cases People are encouraged to be “citizen scientists” and upload photos of any mosquitoes that they find. By identifying the species of mosquito, the team can determine its potential for carrying diseases and alert local authorities to its location.
Four USF faculty elected to Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida The ASEM-FL recognizes the work of individuals in Florida who have made significant societal impact in science, engineering and medicine.
The University of South Florida has accepted an invitation to join the Association of American Universities. Joining the AAU is a tremendous milestone for USF as it formalizes USF's position as a leading research university. USF is the first public university in Florida to be invited to join the AAU in nearly 40 years and is now one of only two institutions from the State University System of Florida to serve as an AAU member.