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Science Meets Policy: Hopkins Chairs NASEM Committee on the Impacts of Gold Mining in VA

November 16, 2022

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) is a private, nonprofit institution chartered by Congress in 1863 to provide science, technology, and health policy advice to the government. NASEM enlists leading scientists, engineers, and other experts to answer scientific and technical issues facing the United States and the world.

Dr. Bill Hopkins, was the Chair of the NASEM Committee that was formed to study the potential impacts of gold mining in Virginia, with a ...

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Bill Hopkins Appointed to Steering Committee for ANGLES: A Network for Graduate Leadership in Sustainability

November 15, 2022

Dr. Bill Hopkins has accepted an invitation to serve on the ANGLES: A Network for Graduate Leadership in Sustainability Steering Committee beginning Fall 2022.  With a membership spanning 20 institutions across the United States and Canada, ANGLES is a network of higher education professionals dedicated to graduate student leadership development centered in sustainability, environmental, and societal issues. The charge of the group’s Steering Committee is to provide strategic guidance for the network, including facilitation of ...

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Amanda Wilson Carter Accepts Assistant Professor Position at Northern Arizona University

October 14, 2022

In Fall 2022, Dr. Amanda Wilson Carter accepted an Assistant Professor of Eco-Physiology position at Northern Arizona University. The Carter Lab investigates how organisms respond to rapid environmental change, with special interest in how variable and extreme temperatures affect physiology across life stages, including early development and reproduction, since responses during these life stages can result in dramatic, transgenerational effects. Their work integrates thermal physiology, metabolism, and endocrinology to better predict the impacts of climate change ...

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Jason Unrine Named Director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute

August 9, 2022

Dr. Jason Unrine, Hopkins lab postdoctoral Alum, was appointed as the new Director of the Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute (KWRRI) – one of 54 federally authorized water resource institutes and centers located at land grant universities throughout the United States under the general guidance of the Secretary of the Interior.  Located on the campus of the University of Kentucky, KWRRI has been involved in water resources issues for over 50 years and has established itself ...

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Jesse Fallon Successfully Defends His Dissertation

June 23, 2022

Dr. Jesse Fallon, DVM PhD defended his dissertation entitled “Diagnostic techniques for detecting exposure and anemia in birds exposed to crude oil”.

Jesse is the Owner and Medical Director of Cheat Lake Animal Hospital where he oversees 20 veterinarians and 150 staff, and serves as the Director of Veterinary Medicine for the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia, Inc.

Congratulations Dr. Fallon! 


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Jason Unrine Receives 2019-2020 University of Kentucky Research Professorship

May 2020

Dr. Jason Unrine, Professor, has been awarded a 2019-2020 University of Kentucky Research Professorship.  This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in research and creative work that addresses scientific, social, cultural, economic or health challenges in our region and around the world.

The University Research Professorships were established by the UK Board of Trustees in 1976 to recognize outstanding research achievement.  The professorships program recognizes excellence across the full spectrum of research, scholarship and creative endeavors within ...

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Sarah DuRant Receives Prestigious NSF CAREER Award

April 20, 2020

Dr. Sarah DuRant, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas and Hopkins lab Alum, was recently awarded a 5 year CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation, among the most prestigious funding accomplishments available to pre-tenure faculty members.  Dr. DuRant’s work is very timely, as she will be examining the role of maternal behavior in driving bidirectional interactions between infectious diseases and offspring immune phenotype.

Congratulations Sarah!!

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Sydney Hope Receives the 2020 Outstanding STEM Dissertation Award from the VT Graduate School

MARCH 5, 2020

Congratulations to Hopkins Lab alumna, Sydney Hope!  Dr. Hope is the 2020 recipient for the Virginia Tech Graduate School’s Outstanding Dissertation Award in the Science, Technology, and Math category.  Her dissertation was titled “Consequences of avian parental incubation behavior for within-clutch variance in incubation temperature and offspring behavioral phenotypes.”

This prestigious recognition is awarded based on the originality of idea, clarity and effectiveness of presentation, quality of writing and significance of the contribution to the field.

Way to ...

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