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02-05-2016

Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria

Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen ’00 G’09, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.

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02-06-2016

UVM Enhances STEM Curriculum with Addition of Two Majors in Biomedical Engineering and Data Science

The University of Vermont added to its growing reputation as a leader in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education on Feb. 5 with the announcement of a new bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering and a bachelor of science degree in data science.

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deer with ear tags

02-05-2016

Discovery: Many White-Tailed Deer Have Malaria

Two years ago, Ellen Martinsen ’00 G’09, was collecting mosquitoes at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo, looking for malaria that might infect birds—when she discovered something strange: a DNA profile, from parasites in the mosquitoes, that she couldn’t identify.

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02-04-2016

UVM Vaccine Testing Center to Play Role in Zika Virus Vaccine; Experts Answer Questions

The University of Vermont Vaccine Testing Center has announced that it will be involved in the clinical trials and research on a vaccine for Zika virus, which was declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization on February 1, 2016.

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