Nicole Dennis' Dissertation Research is highlighted in the September Issue of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Collaborative research on the effects of PFAS in Bobwhite quail by graduate student Nicole Dennis was selected as the basis for the September 2021 cover of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Nicole recently completed her Ph.D. and is now a postdoc in Dr. Jay Gan’s lab at UC-Riverside.
Ramkumar: Considering face coverings, safety and children
With the new academic year just started in the United States, what type of face masks are needed?
There is debate and discussion going on regarding the use of face masks for school children who cannot be vaccinated yet and the necessity of these masks as an important countermeasure.
Dr. Anderson Recognized in the Academic Journal PeerJ
Todd Anderson, a Presidential Research Excellence Professor, was one of only 12 scholars in the Silver category of the academic journal PeerJ to be recognized for contributions over the last 8 years. Anderson has been an Academic Editor since 2017.
Face Masks Can Filter Particles Similar to COVID-19 Microbes Size
By Camelia Juarez
Published: Aug. 10, 2021 at 6:48 PM CDT
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD)
- Texas Tech researchers prove that cheap, three-ply masks can filter 90% of COVID-19 particles.
Dr. Armando Elizalde-Velazquez placed 2nd in the Biological and Life Science category of the 2021 Texas Tech University Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Awards.
Dissertation: Sorption, Uptake, Trophic Transfer and Immunotoxicity of Microplastics and Nanoplastics in the Aquatic Environment.
Major Advisor: Dr. Jaclyn Cañas-Carrell
Dr. Paola Tiedemann was invited as a keynote speaker this past June 25, 2021 as part of Miami Dade College’s School of Science initiative STEM Advanced Institute for Scholastic Leadership Experience (STEM AISLE)
LABORATORY RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS
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