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Australian Center for Biodiversity Newsletter featuring Talkfest 2011

Monday, 12 December 2011 10:22 administrator
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2011 ABRCMS Call for Abstracts - IGERT Program Directors & Researchers

Monday, 15 August 2011 08:39 administrator
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Call for Abstracts & Travel Award Applications - September 9, 2011
 ABRCMS is the largest, professional conference for biomedical and behavioral students attracting approximately 3,200 individuals, including 2,000 students and 1,200 exhibitors, faculty and administrators. The conference is designed to encourage students to pursue advanced training in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, including mathematics and provide faculty mentors and advisors with resources for facilitating the success of their students.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 August 2011 08:47

Speaker: Humans have ability to spread disease worldwide

Tuesday, 12 August 2008 03:00 administrator
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Published: 11/11/2008
By: Rob Chaney

We can blame infected chickens or fruit bats or mosquitoes for the new crop of infectious diseases afflicting humans, but the most dangerous suspect may lurk in the mirror.

“Of the 450 wildlife-borne emerging diseases that have been investigated, we didn't find a single one that was not related to human behavior in some form,” said Peter Daszak, director of the Consortium for Conservation Medicine and this month's University of Montana presidential lecturer. In other words, while mosquitoes spread West Nile virus, humans spread mosquitoes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2011 12:04

NSF grant to help boost study of diseases

Saturday, 07 July 2007 02:54 administrator
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Published: 11/7/2005
By: Betsy Cohen

Some of the best scientific minds in the country will be enrolling at the University of Montana next fall thanks to a recently awarded $3.2 million National Science Foundation grant.

The funding will help UM launch a doctorate program that specializes in the study of infectious disease, and will attract top students because it will allow UM to offer students significant financial incentives, research assistant positions, and salaries for their work.

Last Updated on Thursday, 31 March 2011 12:05

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