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NSF grant links Arnold School, NanoCenter
(September 16, 2010)
Drug-resistant bacteria are a growing concern among healthcare professionals. But a new study brings the skills of scientists, Dr. Alan Decho and Dr. Brian Benicewicz, together to solve this problem.

Microbial fuel cell study under way
(August 2, 2010)

Bacteria in your tank? Not exactly. But scientists are working on a study, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, to find ways of converting CO2 into alcohol-based fuel.

Planning for the unexpected
(August 2, 2010)

As director of the Center for Public Health Preparedness, Dr. Jane Richter has spent seven years enhancing the Palmetto State’s efforts to deal with catastrophes.

What bacteria types do newborns have?

The Environmental Genomics Core Facility at the Arnold School conducted the DNA sequencing and analysis for a study of newborns and their bacterial communities.

Arnold School researcher leads breast cancer study
(June 16, 2010)
Dr. Robin Puett is leading a team of USC and DHEC researchers who will study a possible link between breast cancer and environmental factors, including airborne pollutants.

Feigley testifies on Navy study’s finding
(October 18, 2009)

USC expert tells Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee that a study of issues surrounding pollution at Atsugi Naval Air Facility in Japan needs additional work.

New ENHS chair outlines challenges
(October 1, 2009)

Dr. Dwayne A. Porter says his department has key role in educating the public that human activities have long-term consequences for the environment.

New tenure-track faculty members on board
(September 2, 2009)

Dr. Swann Arp Adams, Dr. Deborah Billings, Dr. Roger D. Newman-Norlund, and Dr. David C. Volz bring a wealth of experience and scholarship to Arnold School of Public Health.

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