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A Day in the Life of Celeste Mallama, an O-Rise fellow at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Ana Beiriger and Halley Aelion For this month’s career spotlight, we chatted with Dr. Celeste Mallama, who is currently an epidemiology fellow at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Scientists working in the field of epidemiology want to understand how diseases are distributed within defined populations, what causes them and affects the rates at which [...]

In The News: Microbes in Space!

When you think of NASA, you probably think of astronauts and scientists studying planets, stars, and other massive features of outer space. What you may not know, however, is that NASA employs teams of scientists from practically every area of research, including microbiology. While most microbiologists study the tiny organisms such as bacteria and fungi [...]