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    Teaching assistant Piper Dunn helps BISC 206 (Human A&P I) locate and identify nerves in the upper and lower limbs.
    Alexandra Ware and Tiffany Thomas assemble a large model of the human brain in their Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab.
    Congratulations to the 2016 McRight Graduate Scholars, Eric Weingarten and Victoria Monette
    Students and mentors celebrate successful completion of Biology Bootcamp 2016
    Dr. Parsons is a recognized expert on sharks, skates, and rays of the Gulf of Mexico
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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
    Students in Dr. Britson's Anatomy & Physiology course study the heart and other aspects of the circulatory system
    The UM Field Station is a 740-acre research and educational facility that is used by a number of Biology faculty & students
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    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.
    Biology professor emeritus Dr. Keiser holds a broad-headed skink while teaching his herpetology course
    Dr. Day's interests are centered on the brain regions involved in spatial and motor learning
    Researching the Mississippi River ecosystem
    Dr. Gary Gaston shows students in his Intro Biology course some of the organisms found on the UM campus
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    Dr. Gary Gaston, Dr. John Kiss, and Dr. Paul Lago enjoying the last day of classes for Spring 2016
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    Assistant Professor Positions in Biology

    The Department of Biology at The University of Mississippi invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions, in Cell Biology and Quantitative Ecology. More information is available by clicking here.

    Congratulations to Jessica Heppard for winning 3MT

    Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

    Photo by Robert Jordan/Ole Miss Communications

    Biology masters student, Jessica Heppard, was the overall winner of The University of Mississippi 3 Minute Thesis Competitionwith her presentation titled "Impact of habitat modification and human disturbance on the basking behavior of the endangered Ringed Map Turtle (Graptemys oculifera)"

    . Her research examines how human activities affect the behavior of an endangered turtle, the Ringed Map Turtle, also known as the Ringed Sawback. Jessica hypothosizes that by impeding optimal basking behavior, humans are contributing to the endangerment of the species. By studying populations in the Pearl River outside Jackson, MS, she hopes to aid in the formation of management strategies for the conservation of the species.

    Jessica will be representing Ole Miss at the Conference for Southern Graduate Schools in Annapolis, MD in March.

    Congratulations to members of Dr. Day's lab

    Mary Harvey and Kaitlyn Duda, two members of Dr. Lainy Day's lab, tied in the $1000 Research Award competition for the Neuroscience minor. Mary's project is titled "The Correlated Evolution of Cerebellar Size and Display Complexity in Pipridae" and Kaitlyn 's project is titled "Immunocytochemistry in Manakins".

    Congratulations to Dr. Mika Jekabsons

    Researchers, Dr. Mika Jekabsons (Biology) and Yu-Dong Zhou (Chemistry and Biochemistry) received a major award from the National Institutes of Health to continue their studies for three years to find new drugs to stop the spread of breast cancer to other organs. To read the full article click here.

    Dr. Glenn Parsons and honors student Emily Hildebrandt recently published a paper in the scientific journal Copeia

    Dr. Glenn Parsons and honors student Emily Hildebrandt recently published a paper in the scientific journal Copeia entitled "Effect of Turbidity and the Swimming Performance of Golden Shiner, Notemigonus crysoleucas". Click here to read the paper.