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Dr. Joshua Bloomekatz and Rabina Shrestha

Study Could Provide Insight Into Origin of Heart Defects

UM biologist receives National Institutes of Health award to study heart formation MARCH 15, 2023 BY ERIN GARRETT FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare Biology professor Joshua Bloomekatz (left) and doctoral student Rabina Shrestha examine a tank of zebrafish.
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Dr. Qiu

Department of Biology Assistant Professor Wins NSF Career Award

Dr. Yongjian Qiu will use the $1 million award to aid in discovering gene expression mechanisms in plant thermomorphogenesis.  The National Science Foundation Career Awards are highly prestigious and only offered to faculty members who demonstrate the potential to serve as teacher-scholar
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Dr. Tammy Goulet

Building Consensus Around the Assessment and Interpretation of Symbiodiniaceae Diversity

Dr. Tammy Goulet coauthored the manuscript that will be published in the peer-reviewed journal PeerJ.  Below is the abstract and the international team of co-authors. Abstract   Within microeukaryotes, genetic variation and functional variation sometimes accumulate more quickly than
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Can Trees Communicate Underground? Maybe Not

M biology professor debunks popular theory about soil fungal networks February 13, 2023 by Erin Garrett FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendly Share Biology professor Jason Hoeksema (right) has published a paper in Nature Ecology & Evolution that debunks a theory that
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Dr. Yongjian Qiu TEDx 2023

TEDx University of Mississippi Speakers Look to Face Forward

Eight speakers set for Feb. 23 event JANUARY 23, 2023 BY STAFF REPORT FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailCopy LinkSMSPrintFriendlyShare UM student Jakob Anseman shares his experiences of living with Asperger’s syndrome and discusses the social and economic challenges faced by people with autism
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