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July 2014

Three Ph.D. Students Awarded PEI-STEP Fellowships

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Thursday, July 24, 2014 (All day)

Three graduate students have been awarded 2014 PEI-STEP Environmental Policy Fellowships by the Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI). Among recipients are: Emma Fuller from ecology and evolutionary biology and Cynthia Gerlein and David Pal from civil and environmental engineering.

Wild Sheep Show Benefits of Putting Up With Parasites

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (All day)

FACULTY HONOR: Bassler Receives EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award for Advancement of Women in Microbiology

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Monday, July 21, 2014 (All day)

Bonnie Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, chair of the Department of Molecular Biology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, has received the EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award for her contributions to the advancement of women in microbiology. The honor is given by the American Society for Microbiology.

Water, Water - Not Everywhere: Mapping Water Trends for African Maize

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Monday, July 21, 2014 (All day)

FACULTY HONOR: Levin Elected as a Foreign Member of the Instituto Lombardo

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Thursday, July 17, 2014 (All day)

Simon LevinOn June 26th  Simon Levin, the George M. Moffett Professor of Biology at Princeton University, was elected a foreign member of the Instituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere. Levin has been invited to attend a ceremony on October 2, 2014 in Milan to be presented with a certificate of appointment.

FACULTY HONOR: Grenfell Named to Board of Governors of the Wellcome Trust

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Monday, July 14, 2014 (All day)

Bryan Grenfell, the Kathryn Briger and Sarah Fenton Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs, has joined the Board of Governors of the Wellcome Trust, effective September. The Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation focused on improving human and animal health, noted Grenfell's more than 30 years of experience in researching the population dynamics of infectious diseases.

Study Shows Significant Increase in Antibiotic Use Across the World

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Thursday, July 10, 2014 (All day)

Global use of antibiotics is surging according to Princeton University researchers who have conducted a broad assessment of antibiotic consumption around the world.

With Climate Change, Heat More Than Natural Disasters Will Drive People Away

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 (All day)