aerobiology


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aerobiology

[‚e·rō‚bī′äl·ə·jē]
(biology)
The study of the atmospheric dispersal of airborne fungus spores, pollen grains, and microorganisms; and, more broadly, of airborne propagules of algae and protozoans, minute insects such as aphids, and pollution gases and particles which exert specific biologic effects.
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Aerobiology is a recent scientific discipline that studies the diversity and concentration of biological particles (e.
com)-- The International Ultraviolet Association (IUVA) will host a Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) Workshop on April 24, 2014 at the Aerobiology Laboratory Associates Inc.
LAHORE -- Punjab University Department of Zoology organized a conference and training workshop entitled Wildlife and Aerobiology.
Chad Roy, Director, Infectious Disease Aerobiology, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Tulane School of Medicine on May 12, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM EDT.
Jeroen Buters, ZAUM - Center of Allergy & Environment, Helmholtz Center Munich/Technische Universitat Munchen, has contributed to our understanding on how global climate change has affected the duration and distribution of grass pollen allergen, and suggested the need to consider molecular aerobiology in addition to counting pollen for the assessment of exposure to airborne allergens.
The Charles Darwin building houses the National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit (NPARU), which produces all of the UK's pollen forecasts and assists police through its forensic services.
Principles are covered in the first volume, with 41 chapters presented in sections dealing with immunology, aerobiology and allergens, and physiology, and practice is the subject of the second volume, which covers clinical science, diagnosis and approach to the patient, and therapeutics.
The facility will include 41,000 gross square feet of space, which will house research laboratories, an insectary for study of diseases transmitted by insects, an aerobiology suite
The collaboration between Aston's Academy of Life Sciences' optometry programme and University College Worcester's National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit received pounds 183,000 funding from Advantage West Midlands.
In Proceedings of the 10th Conference on Biometeorology and Aerobiology and the Special Session on Hydrometeorology.
Professor Jean Emberlin from the National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit reports "a definite increase in people getting hay fever for the first time last year, with the pollen count being so exceptionally high".
So 2007 is likely to be a year of particular high grass pollen counts," says Professor Jean Emberlin of the National Pollen and Aerobiology Research Unit.