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    Dr. Curtis’ work on microbial intracellular signaling networks is supported by an NSF CAREER award
    J.P. Lawrence, a Ph.D. candidate with Dr. Noonan, is spending Spring 2016 studying frogs in Australia as part of an Endeavour Research Fellowship
    Dr. Day's interests are centered on the brain regions involved in spatial and motor learning
    The UM Field Station is a 740-acre research and educational facility that is used by a number of Biology faculty & students
    Biology professor emeritus Dr. Keiser holds a broad-headed skink while teaching his herpetology course
    Dr. Parsons is a recognized expert on sharks, skates, and rays of the Gulf of Mexico
    Butterfly collection
    Researching the Mississippi River ecosystem
    Students working with Drs. Cliff Ochs and Colin Jackson research microorganisms in the Mississippi River as part of an NSF-funded project
    Students in Dr. Britson's Anatomy & Physiology course study the heart and other aspects of the circulatory system
    A rocket carrying seedlings for a plant development experiment for Dr. John Kiss launches into orbit
    Graduate students study fire ecology and ecological restoration in the Rocky Mountains as part of a USDA-funded training program in forest restoration ecology
    Dr. Gary Gaston shows students in his Intro Biology course some of the organisms found on the UM campus
    Kiss NASA award
    Dr. John Kiss receiving the NASA medal for Outstanding Public Leadership at NASA Ames in California
    Dr. Erik Hom lab
    Dr. Erik Hom discussing algal cultures with an ARISE@UM high school summer intern as part of a collaboration with the Bigelow Laboratory in Maine.
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    Dr. Sarah Liljegren and Dr. Patrick Curtis win prestigious NSF CAREER awards

    Recent awards to Biology faculty will support research projects on flower development and cellular differentiation (Dr. Liljegren) and comparing cell cycle regulation in bacteria (Dr. Curtis). More information can be found here and here (coming soon).

    Dr. Denis Goulet-Gamma Beta Phi Honors Society faculty advisor

    Click here to read the article in the Oxford Eagle newspaper titled "UM to host national honor society convention". This is the first year the national convention will be held at Ole Miss.

    Students Conduct Research in Ancient Polish Forest

    Biology students Michelle Ha and Ann Rasmussen traveled to Poland this past summer with Dr. Jason Hoeksema working to unlock the potential of the forest’s ancient ecosystem. Click here to read the article.

    Biology graduate receives prestigious fellowship

    May 2015 Biology graduate, Marcus Daniels, is a 2015 Phi Kappa Phi Fellow. Marcus now attends medical school at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. For full article click here.

    Dr. Cliff Ochs, Biology Professor and Director of the Mississippi Water Security Institute

    The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College at Ole Miss has established the Mississippi Water Security Institute (MWSI) to help students understand the delicate balance between promoting strong economic development and protecting natural resources.

    For the full article click here.