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".
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.
Assistant Professor Erik Hom and Assistant Professor of Education Renee Cunningham will lead a Study USA Wintersession 3-hour class in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, Jan. 6-14, 2017. Learn more about Hawaiian STEAM: Microbes, Symbiosis and Culture. Click here for more information.
The Department of Biology is pleased to welcome Dr. Gregg Roman as Department Chair and Professor of Biology. Dr. Roman received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and joins us from the University of Houston. His research focuses on the molecular and neural mechanisms that drive changes in behavior.