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October 2013

  • The Nostril Tick paper is published in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene!  Thanks to Senior Author (and the parasitized man himself) Dr. Tony Goldberg, the media is having fun with this paper.  Check out selected media coverage below.  The ultimate highlight?  This news story made it onto the NPR quiz show 'Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!' (Lightening Fill in the Blank, 4:30 into the segment; http://www.npr.org/templates/rundowns/rundown.php?prgId=35&prgDate=10-12-2013)
    • Houston Chronicle: http://www.chron.com/news/health/article/Newly-discovered-chimpanzee-nostril-tick-4869605.php
    • Science: http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2013/10/invasion-nostril-ticks
    • National Geographic: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/08/how-a-mysterious-tick-ended-up-in-a-scientists-nose/
    • Public Radio International: http://pri.org/stories/2013-10-15/scientific-discovery-falls-out-epidemiologists-nose
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  • Sarah had the honor of participating in the 2013 Leadership Institute of The Wildlife Society. Ten early career wildlfie professionals from across the country were selected for leadership training. We participatied in activities over the past four months, and our experience culminated with face-to-face training at the 2013 TWS meeting in Milwaukee.
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