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    Students and mentors celebrate successful completion of Biology Bootcamp 2018
    Spring 2018 Doctors
    Congratulations to JP Lawrence, Audrey Harrison, Reese Worthington, Bram Stone, and Andrew Snyder for completing their Doctorate degree.
    Heppard. Stell. Dodd - M.S. pic
    Congratulations to Jessica Heppard, Ehlana Stell and Caleb Dobb for completing their Masters degree.
    Tri Beta
    Members of Tri-Beta led an Earth Day Clean-Up event at Whirpool Trails on April 21, 2018
    Members of Tri-Beta led an Earth Day Clean-Up event at Whirpool Trails on April 21, 2018
    2017 McRight recipients
    Congratulations to the 2017 McRight Graduate Scholars, Brooke Sykes, Maya Kaup, and Reed Scott (not pictured)

    Bootcamp 2017 mentors + McCook
    Students and mentors celebrate successful completion of Biology Bootcamp 2017
    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.
    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 Biology graduate student, is 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
    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.
    Dr. Day's interests are centered on the brain regions involved in spatial and motor learning
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    Ph.D. student Zanethia Barnett featured in USDA article

    Zanethia was featured in an article about women in science by the USDA. Check out the article,  https://srs.fs.usda.gov/women-in-science/zanethia-barnett/

    Congratulations to PhD graduate student, Zanethia Barnett!!

    PhD graduate student, Zanethia Barnett, gave a talk at the recent International Association of Astacology (crayfish) conference in Pittsburgh.  She won best student oral presentation for her talk:

    Detectable Effects of Impoundments on the Genetic Structure of Crayfish (Faxonius spp.) in Alabama 43-Years After Dam Closure

    Former Biology honors student thesis featured

    Former Biology honors student, Taylor Patterson, and Dr. Carol Britson are featured in a blog post by Sina Walker. Sina is the Scientific writer and content developer at ADInstruments. Her blog, "Enjoying your Easter Egg? How the type of chocolate you like is linked to your eating behavior..." tells how Taylor's research found that the type of chocolate your prefer is linked to textural attributes and eating behaviors.  Check out the blog post here.

    Congrats to Stephanie Burgess and Chaz Hyseni!!

    Congratulations to the winners of the 8th Annual Research Symposium, Stephanie and Chaz! The Graduate School Council hosts many events throughout the year, but Research Day is of paramount importance.

    Stephanie took 1st place for STEM with her advisor, Dr. Ryan Garrick in the podium session. Chaz took second place.

    Please see the attached document for the 2018 grant recipients for the podium and poster sessions for STEM, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts and Education, and Applied Sciences. GSC Recipients March 2018

    Biology graduate students place in 3-Minute Thesis Competition

    Two Biology graduate students placed in the University-wide 3-Minute Thesis Competition. Jessica Heppard, working on her Master’s degree with Dr. Rich Buchholz, won first place in the Master’s student category, while Bram Stone, working on his Ph.D. with Dr. Colin Jackson, came in second place in the Ph.D. student category. As part of the competition, graduate students explain their research in 3 minutes, using a single PowerPoint slide. Jessica’s presentation can be seen at https://youtu.be/hD2fA-uEG2A and Bram’s presentation can be seen at https://youtu.be/ncWYgKRDQPI.