With the new academic year, nine schools and departments are welcoming new directors and heads.
Department of Microbiology News
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.
Analysis by NIMBioS researchers suggests that the majority of bacteria in mice subjects are actively replicating, challenging a widely held notion about a fatal animal disease.
Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.
Robert “Buddy” Moore, director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, passed away Friday, May 20, after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Jeffrey Becker, professor of microbiology, will present, “A Career in Academia: A Privilege Beyond Measure,” at 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Walters Life Sciences Room M309.
A better understanding of how carbon cycles through the ocean could advance our knowledge of climate change, according to a UT researcher.
Two professors—one who researches ways to clean up the environment and another who studies how microbial communities interact to shape the planet—have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Two UT researchers have developed a method that could help clinicians and scientists better predict which mutations in people’s genes could cause a disease and which would remain dormant.
International media outlets feature UT malaria study.