In solidarity with colleagues calling for change, and in support of this global movement, on Wednesday, June 10, the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology will participate in the #ShutDownStem #ShutDownAcademia strike.
Archive: June 2020
Los Angeles Times quoted Reginald Tucker-Seeley of the USC Leonard Davis School on how the COVID-19 pandemic is not affecting everyone equally.
NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jennifer Ailshire of the USC Leonard Davis School on the need for physical contact among humans. “We’re social creatures, and as social animals, we can’t survive without each other,” she said.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences quoted University Professor Caleb Finch on his research regarding how air pollution harms the brain. The EPA doesn’t cite the impact of air pollution on the brain, nor do US regulations such as the 2015 Clean Power Plan;
Chemical & Engineering News mentioned research led by Caleb Finch on how air pollution can harm the brain.
Understanding the rate of mutation in the virus’ genes could help create a more widely effective vaccine, says Assistant Professor Marc Vermulst.