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Multiple Media Outlets Cover New Study on Shark Immune Systems

NSU Researchers Worked with Colleagues at Cornell University on New Study

Great Hammerhead - Bimini -MScholl - SOSFOn January 30, 2017, a scientific research paper headed by Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. from NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography was published in the journal BMC Genomics. This study, which was in partnership with Cornell University and funded mostly by the Save Our Seas Foundation, looked at the genetics of great white and great hammerhead sharks, specifically some their immune traits – resistance to some cancers and rapid wound healing.

 

Some of the media that have covered the story on the new study included, but are not limited to:

 

You can read the full press release ONLINE.