UT Biology professor, Kevin Beach, recently gave a symposium reflecting on his research on seaweed. He detailed how important seaweed is for humans and the planet, noting that it is in many of the products we consume and is a major contributor of oxygen in the atmosphere.
Dr. Kimberly Dobrinski led a Coffee Conversation discussing the safety of drinking water throughout the US. The students discussed a variety of topics, ranging from inequality in access to water to specific instances of water pollution concerns like those in Flint Michigan.
UT Biology professor, Bridgette Froeschke, aided by some of the students in her lab, presented on her ongoing work examining the pervasiveness of staphylococcus and MRSA in the Tampa Bay area (not just the bay but also in the Hillsborough River). She found that it MRSA – the antibiotic resistant strain of staphylococcus – isContinue reading “Honors Symposium – Bridgette Froeschke – MRSA and staphylococcus in Tampa Bay”