The university sent an email to its employees last week saying they would no longer be able to care for children while working remotely. After a backlash, the university clarified its policy.
Sarah TishkoffShame on @floridastate for your thoughtless and cruel policy that punishes faculty and staff who have children but need to work during this pandemic.
Florida State University Child Care Policy Draws Backlash
In a study of ethnically diverse people from Cameroon, the presence of a parasite infection was closely linked to the make-up of the gastrointestinal microbiome, according to a research team led by Penn scientists.
For Susan Weiss, PhD, a professor of Microbiology at the Perelman School of Medicine with more than four decades of experience studying coronaviruses, the pandemic means more work for her, and her students, post-docs, and technicians, than ever...
African populations provide a unique opportunity to interrogate host-microbe co-evolution and its impact on adaptive phenotypes due to their genomic, phenotypic, and cultural diversity. We integrate gut microbiome 16S rRNA amplicon and shotgun...
The coronavirus is forcing the SAT and ACT to develop digital versions of the standardized tests in case schools remain closed. Critics fear that could deepen inequities.
Sarah TishkoffIt is time to get rid of standardized tests for college admission (particularly for this next year). They don't predict future success and may amplify inequities among students.
Students Might Have to Take College Admissions Tests at Home This Fall
Fasolino and Goldman et al. generate high-resolution maps of linear and 3D genome
organization in thymocytes of NOD mice, a model of type 1 diabetes, and reveal that
diabetes risk-conferring loci coalesce enhancers and promoters of genes...
President Trump adds Africa’s biggest country, Nigeria, as well as Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania, to his restricted travel list.
Sarah TishkoffTrump has just banned immigration from four African countries including Nigeria,Tanzania, Sudan and Eritrea. This is beyond disturbing.
Trump Administration Adds Six More Countries to Travel Ban