December 6, 2018

The Intrastate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (ISSC, http://www.issc.org/home) has awarded the Froelich Lab with $35,000 to examine the role of extreme climatic events on concentrations of Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shellfish.  

December 1, 2018

Research we performed was used in the National Climate Assessment in the Human Health section, Chapter 14.  


November 30, 2018

An grant by NC SeaGrant was awarded to the Froelich Lab to develop and probiotic treatment for oysters that would reduce the risk of human infections.  This two year project provides $152,000 and research on the project has already begun.  The goal of this research is...

August 12, 2017

The Holiday 2016 issue of Coastwatch, published by NC SeaGrant includes an article in which the project examining the differences between wild and farmed oysters is featured.  The entire article can be accessed here and subscriptions to Coastwatch can be obtained here....

August 5, 2017

I join Jared Brumbaugh to discuss an ongoing project in which we are investigating the differences in Vibrio concentrations found in oysters that are harvested wild vs. grown in aquaculture.  The full story can be heard here.

July 29, 2017

In a collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, we show two human pathogens and their complicated relationships in seafood and coastal waters. 

July 25, 2017

In a recent paper published by our lab in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, we outline how clams and oysters, both filter feeders, have different concentrations of human pathogenic Vibrio, even when harvested at the same time and in the same locations.

August 24, 2016


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