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Scent of Death: Honeybees Use Odors to Clean Out Deceased Broods - Scientific American


Scientific American
A dozen years ago beekeepers started reporting that frightening numbers of their honeybees (Apis mellifera) were mysteriously dying. Scientists have since discovered multiple reasons, but “diseases are by far the main cause of problems with honeybee ...

Infectious Diseases and Immunology of the Koala - American Veterinarian


American Veterinarian
Infectious Diseases and Immunology of the Koala. Multiple pathogens, including Chlamydia pecorum and koala retrovirus, are contributing to population declines in Australia. By Natalie Stilwell, DVM, MS, PhD. The koala, a native Australian marsupial, is ...

UMN College of Biological Sciences to offer new major this fall - Minnesota Daily


Minnesota Daily
The University of Minnesota's College of Biological Sciences will offer a new major for students this fall, adding new classes and faculty to the college. The new major, Cellular and Organismal Physiology, was approved by the Board of Regents in ...

Pan American Aerobiology Certification Board (PAACB)

Monson, Massachusetts - United States

The PAACB, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by members of the Pan American Aerobiology Association training and certification committee to address the need for verification of identification skills of analysts involved in quantifying airborne pollen and spores. Participation in PAACB activities is strictly voluntary.

The mission of the PAACB is to promote accuracy in the identification and quantification of airborne fungal spores and pollen grains by conferring certification to analysts who demonstrate a specific level of knowledge of aerobiology, and competency in microscopic identification.

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Organized to support research on the sources, dispersal, and deposition of airborne biological particles such as pollen and fungal spores.

American Board of Veterinary Toxicology
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Group of specially trained veterinarians that strive to inform and educate the public, private practice veterinarians, and veterinary medical students about toxicologic hazards to pets, livestock, and wildlife.

American Board of Genetic Counseling
United States

Prepares and administers examinations and accredits training programs. Offers a range of information on examinations, guidelines, and training programs.

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Certifies individuals and accredit training programs. Includes certification requirements, application form, verifications, and membership lists.

Pan-American Center for Earth & Environmental Studies
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A multi-disciplinary research center at the University of Texas addressing vital environmental, ecological, and social issues resulting from the proximity of the U.S. and Mexico.

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)
United States

The ABVP accreditation procedure relies upon high quality, practice-related experience, rather than institution-based, multi-year training programs.

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ABAI is a Conjoint Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) establishes qualifications and examines physicians to become recognized specialists in allergy and immunology.

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Laboratory Services offer testing and certification programs for bioburden and sterilization, in Carlsbad, Calif., USA.

Ball State University Biotechnology Certification Program
United States

A new one year laboratory oriented program for senior undergrads or post-baccalaureates designed to teach innovative biotechnical methodologies. This program may be taken in connection with the MS program.

Swiss Society of Aerobiology
Switzerland

Aerobiology is the science of airborne biological organisms, their origin, transport, deposition and impact on human beings, animals or plants. The society holds meetings, provides networking opportunities and a forum.