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”
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Excursion – Trawling in BIOS II
Dr. Kevin Beach from UT’s department of Biology recently took a group of Honors students trawling on the Biology Department’s BIOS II boat. The students spent several hours towing nets in Tampa Bay to learn more about both the process of marine science research and then learning about the different organisms they caught.
International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba
Honors student Katie Serba presented her research at the International Whale Shark Conference in Australia during the summer of 2019. Here is a brief description of her experience: “I was actually the only undergraduate at the conference, so I was able to make many new connections with other researchers and professors, as well as shareContinue reading “International Whale Shark Conference in Australia – Katie Serba”