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Rat lungworm disease in the news

Relevant to UH Hilo research by TCBES student Kathleen Howe and advisor in College of Pharmacy, Dr. Susan Jarvi. Read the article here


Congratulations to our 9th Annual TCBES Symposium Winners!

Poster presentation:

Julia Stewart, UH Hilo, 'Ike Wai Metagenomics and metatranscriptomics of the microbial community in diseased and healthy Montipora capitata

5 minutes talk:

Dominique R. Zarders, TCBES Student

  • Mechanisms of the possible host shift of Lantana lace bug from
  • Lantana camara to Myoporum sandwicense

15 minute talk:

Louise M. Economy, TCBES Student Rainfall driven shifts in Staphylococcus aureus in Hilo Bay, Hawai`i

Article on the TCBES program in the University Town special edition by Kirsten Johnson Hawaii Tribune-Herald


Congratulations to Ann Tanimoto, a TCBES alumna, advised by Patrick Hart for their featured article in Hawaii Tribune-Herald by Kirsten Johnson!

Read more about their research on the calls of the 'Alal─ü and the Centers for Research Excellence in Science and Technology program at the National Science Foundation website:

Calls of the wild: Grants allow research of 'alal─ü vocalizations, other UH-Hilo projects


Congratulations to Heather Stever, a TCBES grad student advised by Dr. Jesse Eiben!

Heather was awarded first place in a graduate student oral competition at the the 25th International Congress of Entomology that was held in Orlando, Florida from 25-30 September. She was in a session focusing on Biodiversity, Biogeography, and Conservation of Arthropods and her talk was entitled: Arthropod biodiversity estimates for three native subalpine plant species on HawaiiÔÇÖs Maunakea Volcano.