NAU professor and director of the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute’s Biodefense and Disease Ecology Center, David Wagner, recently was awarded a $2.25 million grant to research the life cycle and behavior of F. tularensis. Read more about the bacteria and his research here.
A team of NAU researchers, led by ECOSS professor Kiona Ogle and accompanied by fellow ECOSS faculty Andrew Richardson, is one of 17 teams across the nation to receive the NSF Research Traineeship award. The grant will be used to recruit and train more than 50 doctoral students in applying data science to approach some of the biggest ecological problems in the world. Read more about the plan for using the grant here.
NAU evolutionary biologist, Crystal Hepp, is on the front lines of fighting mosquito-borne pathogens in the Southwest region. Read all about what she’s doing to stop the spread of viruses here.
The Gibbs Lab Accordion Closed
The Gibbs Lab worked on “Self-Phoretic Microswimmers Propel at Speeds Dependent upon an Adjacent Surface’s Physicochemical Properties.”
David Trilling, Andrew McNeill, and Annika Gustafsson Accordion Closed
Trilling, McNeill, and Gustafsson collaborated on “Infrared Lightcurves of Near Earth Objects.”
Dave Schultz Accordion Closed
Dave Schultz co-authored “Charge Exchange X-Ray Emission due to Highly Charged Ion Collisions with H, He, and H2: Line Ratios for Heliospheric and Interstellar Applications.”
Dr. Stephanie Hurst is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Northern Arizona University. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Western Sydney and a PhD in chemistry from the Australian National University. Dr. Hurst was a postdoctoral fellow at Montana State University and began at Northern Arizona University in 2006. Her teaching interests are in the area of chemistry,… Read more