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UM Health Center staff show off their bandages after getting the first doses of their COVID vaccines. The history and variety of vaccines is the topic for the Jan. 19 edition of the university's Science Cafe, which will be available on Zoom. Photo by Kevin Bain/Ole Miss Digital Imaging Services

Understanding Vaccines Topic for Virtual Oxford Science Cafe

UM biologist to discuss types, safety and side effects during Jan. 19 event on Zoom January 8, 2021 by Edwin B. Smith The history and variety of vaccines – including the recent development of vaccines for COVID-19 – is the topic for a virtual Oxford Science Cafe scheduled for Jan. 19 by University ...
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Biodiversity in the Gulf of Mexico

Biologists Developing Mobile App for Coastal Marine Assessment

Glenn Parsons and Richard Buchholz lead new Gulf of Mexico Citizen Scientist Initiative NOVEMBER 23, 2020 BY EDWIN B. SMITH In the age of crowdfunding and viral media, two University of Mississippi biologists are developing a mobile phone app that will allow “citizen scientists” to conduct marine ...
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Bacteria grown by Dr. Patrick Curtis is flying around the Earth every 90 minutes.

Bacteria grown in Dr. Patrick Curtis’ laboratory are zipping around the Earth about every 90 minutes, racing roughly 250 miles above the planet aboard the International Space Station. The microbes are part of Dr. Curtis’ research that aims to better understand how bacteria respond in weak ...
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Dr. Jason Hoeksema and Dr. Stephen Brewer Expand Their Research on Co-Invasions of Plants and Fungi

Using their NSF grant Dr. Jason Hoeksema and Dr. Stephen Brewer expand their research of the co-invasion between plants and fungi Read the article here. ...
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Stamps Scholarship recipients include three biology majors.

“With the arrival of 19 incoming freshmen, the Stamps Scholars Program at the University of Mississippi is setting records for growth.  UM is the only university in Mississippi and only one of six Southeastern Conference schools that awards Stamps Scholarships to selected students.  The 2020 ...
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