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Pictures of the Marine Education Center, the Gulf Coast Library, academic buildings, the Point Sur research vessel, and the Gilbert R. Mason research vessel

9.14.2020

USM Coastal Operations Stronger and Better 15 Years After Katrina

Hurricane Katrina forever changed the Mississippi Gulf Coast and The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) on August 29, 2005, and 15 years later, University leaders say that the devastation became a catalyst for an improved institution better positioned to respond to the educational, cultural and economic needs of the Gulf Coast.

Dr. Olga Mavrodi conducts an analysis of COVID-19 tests at USM’s Accelerator Lab in the Center for Molecular and Cellular Biosciences. These tests produce results within 24 hours.

8.27.2020

USM Lab Producing 24-Hour Result Turnaround for COVID-19 Tests

A professor in the School of Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi is using his expertise in infectious diseases and cell and molecular biology to ensure COVID-19 tests conducted at USM’s Moffitt Health Center will produce results within 24 hours.