Kai Burington (advisor: John Stireman) will defend her PhD dissertation entitled "Evolution and diversity of tachinid flies through the lens of the tribe Blondeliini (Insecta: Diptera: Tachinidae)" on Aug. 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM in Biological Sciences 103. All students and faculty are welcome to attend the open presentation portion of the defense. Good luck on your defense, Kai!
The concept of signal transduction is a well-established tenet of biological sciences. Calcium ion plays an essential role primarily through cell signaling. Over the past two decades, considerable advances have been made in the molecular and biophysical properties of calcium entry pathways in non-excitable cells. The term "non-excitable" refers to cells that are not capable of firing action potentials. With the exception of neurons, muscle cells and some endocrine cells, all cells in the...
On behalf of the CoSM Dean's Circle, the college is pleased to announce David Turner, Ph.D. as this year's winner for the College of Science & Mathematics "Student's Choice Award for Outstanding Teaching."
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