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Uplifting a Community by Improving its Environment

For University of South Florida Professor, Christian Wells, PhD, the health and wellbeing of a community is tied directly to the health of the environment around it. It’s that belief that influences Wells’ work and has led to a productive partnership with a Tampa-area nonprofit transforming an in-need community right in USF’s backyard.

USF researcher, Erin Kimmerle, PhD, examines bone fragments potentially belonging to Amelia Earhart

USF Forensic Anthropologist Testing Human Remains Believed to Potentially Belong to Amelia Earhart

USF forensic anthropologist Erin Kimmerle is featured in a documentary produced by National Geographic about aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart, who disappeared over the Pacific Ocean during an attempt to fly across the world.

USF researchers working at the Dozier School for Boys

USF Researchers Find No Human Remains in First Phase of Investigation at Dozier Site

The Florida Department of State (DOS) and the University of South Florida (USF) announced that the USF research team led by Erin Kimmerle, PhD, concluded the first phase of its investigation of the 27 anomalies reported near the Dozier School for Boys and found no evidence of human remains.

A USF researcher excavating land near the former Dozier School for Boys

USF Researchers Begin New Investigation at Dozier Site

A research team from the University of South Florida is beginning to examine portions of land near the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. this week, after a contractor recently discovered 27 anomalies during routine cleanup work.

USF research team excavating historic site in Safety Harbor

USF Archaeology Class Digs Up Florida’s Native American History

University of South Florida archaeologists are digging into one of Florida’s oldest native landmarks in hopes of unearthing insightful clues about the Tocobaga native people in Safety Harbor.

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Data From Recent Study Identifies Possible Genetic Modifier Linked to Sickle Cell Trait Athlete Deaths

A recent study published in Southern Medical Journal, led by researchers from the University of South Florida and Arizona State University, identifies a genetic variation known to affect sickle cell disease symptomology.

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