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Biology Department News

Nov 14, 2016
photo of biology student Matt Almazan

Senior biological sciences student, Matthew Almazan, won a presentation award at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). He was among the winners for Best Poster for Developmental Biology with his poster on the role of planarian auricles in chemotaxis. During the past year he worked in Dr. Labib Rouhana's lab studying post-trascriptional regulation in planarian flatworms. Matthew is very involve in campus life serving as the College of Science and...

Nov 1, 2016
Anthony Bell is conducting master’s degree research on fish physiology and contemplating becoming a professional fisherman.
Oct 20, 2016
Wright State researchers find that emerald ash borer, which is destroying ash trees in a large swath of the United States, can also successfully complete development on olive trees.
Sep 12, 2016
Dan Krane will discuss the role DNA testing played in the Ramsey case on episodes airing Sept. 13 and Sept. 14.
Sep 6, 2016
Each year Wright State recognizes select faculty members for their outstanding work in the classroom and for excellence in research, community engagement, professional service and early career achievement.
Aug 5, 2016

In the lab of Department of Neuroscience Cell Biology & Physiology associate professor David R. Ladle, Ph.D., students study the mechanisms behind lower-limbed movement as a result of changes in neuronal circuitry during development in mouse spinal cords. In order to better understand the goal, students want to look at the...

Jul 6, 2016
Douglas Leaman is currently chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo.
Jun 28, 2016
Perci Piétro, a 1996 Wright State graduate, is a real estate entrepreneur in Miami and a descendent of the Qajar Dynasty, which once ruled Persia.
May 10, 2016
Volunteers turned a vacant factory in a struggling East Dayton neighborhood into a green urban community garden.
Apr 4, 2016
Wright State biology professor Dan Krane has been named special assistant for completion initiatives by the Ohio Department of Higher Education.