Posts Tagged Robert Novak

Dr. Robert Novak participates in by-invitation-only 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting

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Vector-borne-disease expert Dr. Robert Novak, a USF College of Public Health professor of global health, recently returned from the 2018 Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, held in October in Berlin, Germany. The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting is a scientific convening to foster collaboration among partners to solve the world’s most pressing […]

Dr. Robert Novak tells Fox News more mosquito funding is needed

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“One of the best things that man has ever created for mosquitoes is a tire,” said Professor Robert Novak, who is a mosquito expert at the University of South Florida in the College of Public Health. “The tire is a 5-star hotel for the Aedes Aegypti.” Novak is currently conducting expensive research on the Aedes Aegypti know to carry viruses like Yellow Fever, Dengue and more recently, Chikungunya. “This is a very important virus, Chikungunya. Although it doesn’t kill, it can make people very sick and hurt the economy of […]

GIS Poster Session III takes off with NASA

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In late April, the USF College of Public Health hosted GIS Student Poster Session III. A multidisciplinary field in which computer hardware and the software industry collaborate to create effective spatial mapping tools, GIS is used by many organizations, public agencies and researchers to geographically visualize different types of data. […]

Dr. Robert Novak earns Distinguished Service Award

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Public health researcher Robert J. Novak, PhD, is the recipient of the Distinguished Service Award. It was presented on September 24 at the Society for Vector Ecology (SOVE) 6th International Congress in Palm Springs, California. Sponsored by the SOVE and the International SOVE, the award recognizes his scientific contributions to […]