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DeLene Beeland

Taking Ebola’s Measure

War and disease have intertwined across history to the point that untangling the affects one has upon the other may appear incalculable. But UF Emerging Pathogens Institute researcher Burton Singer’s latest project does just this: it

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DeLene Beeland

UF Researcher Ira Longini Has Covid-19’s Number

UF researcher Ira Longini works to understand infectious diseases and their transmission dynamics across the globe — and how to halt or slow them down. From dengue in the Yucatan Peninsula to Ebola in the Democratic

Science Without Silos
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DeLene Beeland

Science Without Silos

On March 1, 2020, I was named dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, after serving a year as interim dean. I had no idea how radically the world would shift before the month was

Bird food bytes
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DeLene Beeland

Bird Food Bytes

It all started with caterpillars. UNC biologist Allen Hurlbert has long been fascinated with small forest songbirds, many of which peck and gobble caterpillars seasonally. And it was these small packets of protein and fat —

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DeLene Beeland

A Merger of Land and Sea

Rivers flow from a continent’s heart into the vast oceans, pumping weathered bits of rock and clay onto broad beds of sediment that form our continental shelves. Oceans change the shape of our coastlines in a

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DeLene Beeland

Next-gen Antimicrobials

Drug-resistant bacteria are a metastasizing global menace. For the past seventy-five years, roughly since Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the GI Bill of Rights, society has enjoyed a wondrous time span where powerful antibiotic drugs allowed medical

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DeLene Beeland

Malaria’s Spit Solution

When Rhoel Dinglasan, Ph.D., hears malaria researchers from the generation before him say that it’s impossible to eliminate the age-old mosquito-borne disease, he responds: “Let my generation try. Don’t close the door before we are even

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DeLene Beeland

Biothreat Specialist

A UF molecular biologist and bioengineer, Mike Norris, employs the tiny yet expansive microcosms of molecular biology and bioengineering to probe ecological questions of how disease agents function within landscapes, and how we can best protect

A pandemic shapes a modelers research vision
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DeLene Beeland

A Pandemic Shapes a Modeler’s Research Vision

From the early days of COVID-19’s arrival in the United States to the pandemic’s lasting effects on the state of North Carolina, Serhan Ziya has showcased the critical value of math and modeling in allocating needed