Department of Microbiology News

Science Forum: Terry Hazen to Discuss the Dynamics of Methane

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Professor Terry Hazen will present “Methane: The New Paradigm” at Friday’s Science Forum. His talk will be held from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the Thompson-Boling Arena Café, Rooms C-D. His forty-minute presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer discussion. The Science Forum is free and open to the public. Attendees may bring their own

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Jo Handelsman of White House Office of Science and Technology to Speak Monday

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Faculty, staff, and students are invited to meet Jo Handelsman, associate director for science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, on Monday. Handelsman will discuss “The National Microbiome Initiative: Opportunities for Research and Policy” at 3:30 p.m. in Room 32 of the Alumni Memorial Building.

News Sentinel Talks to Jonsson about Deadly Mouse Virus

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The Knoxville News Sentinel recently interviewed UT’s Colleen Jonsson who this summer is overseeing a group of undergraduate students from across the country who are using mathematical modeling to study how hantavirus spreads.

In Memoriam: Dwayne Savage

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Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.