Making a difference

Recent Berry College grad Jennifer Cortez is spreading the joy of learning to children and adults in the Galapagos Islands.

From the start, the 2018 grad knew she wanted to be a teacher but not just any teacher. Jennifer wanted her teaching to make a difference, to matter.

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Henry Gund Professor of Biology David Bruce Conn

Dr. Bruce Conn was the invited keynote speaker for the American Microscopical Society Keynote Lecture presented at the recent meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology in Tampa, Fla.  The title of his lecture was “Infectious Disease Epidemiology Meets Functional Morphology: How Parasites Move Between and Within Hosts.”

Conn also authored two papers in biomedical science that were published with collaborators from Helsinki, Finland and Warsaw, Poland.  These papers are:

1.      Immunoproteomics and surfaceomics of the adult tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta. Frontiers in Immunology. https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2018.02487
2.      Effect of povidone iodine, chlorhexidine digluconate and toyocamycin on amphizoic amoebic strains, infectious agents of Acanthamoeba keratitis – a growing threat to human health worldwide. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine.  https://dx.doi.org/10.26444/aaem/99683