In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Kerry Clark of the University of North Florida explains why Lyme disease is a threat in areas beyond the northeastern United States.
Kerry Clark is an associate professor of public health at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida. His area of expertise includes the ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne diseases such as Lyme borreliosis, human ehrlichiosis, babesiosis, rickettsiosis, anaplasmosis, and others. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina School of Public Health.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jeremy Grabbe of the State University of New York at Plattsburgh reveals that there are some types of brain function that improve with age.
Jeremy Grabbe is an assistant professor of psychology at the State University of New York Plattsburgh. His research focuses on vision and attention as well as improving cognition among the aging population. He is the author of many scientific papers and recently became the father of triplets. He earned his Ph.D. in Applied Cognitive Aging Psychology at the University of Akron.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Hannah Dugdale of the University of Sheffield explores the underrepresentation of women as presenters at top-tier academic conferences.
Hannah Dugdale is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield where her research interests include the evolution of social behavior, sexual selection and mate choice, and the evolution of personalities. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Oxford.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Richard Borowsky of New York University explains the connection between sleep and the loss of vision in cave-dwelling fish species.
Richard Borowsky is a professor of biology at New York University where he studies the evolution and genetics of cave fish with an emphasis on understanding the molecular and developmental bases of adaptation and the "eyeless" condition. He holds a Ph.D. in biology of Yale University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Kelly Holley-Bockelmann of Vanderbilt University reveals the evidence for a violent merger of the Milky Way with another galaxy.
Kelly Holley-Bockelmann is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Her research interests include galaxy dynamics, N-body simulations, supermassive black holes, and gravitational waves.