Apr 10, 2012

Julian G. Cambronero, Ph.D., was awarded the title of "Honorary Professor" at Southern Medical University in Guangzhou, China, on April 10, 2012. He was nominated by Dr. Hong-Juan Peng, a visiting professor in Dr. Cambronero's lab two years ago and with whom he has established scientific collaborations in the field of Rho-GTPases and cell migration. Read more here.

Apr 6, 2012

STREAMS unlocks Jacob Brewer’s passion for research.

Mar 30, 2012

Wright State held its 12th annual Trebuchet Competition today for high school teams from around Ohio. More than 200 students from 36 teams converged on the Wright State University Nutter Center to set up miniature hurling machines that they designed …

Mar 30, 2012

On his way to a career in biomedical sciences, Orly Leiva is following a star.

Mar 21, 2012

By staying close to home for college, Amma Boakye travels far.

Mar 14, 2012

Samantha (Sam) Davis, a second-year ES Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Don Cipollini, has received a second competitive Botany-in-Action fellowship from Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, PA. The award of $3000 will be used toward field research expenses for the project outlined below. In addition to the research award, Samantha will again participate in the Phipps Conservatory for Botany-in-Action Science Weekend, where she will receive science communication...

Mar 2, 2012

ES Ph.D. student Angie Clayton and her advisor, Dr. Chuck Ciampaglio are co-chairing the Annual North Central Section meeting of the Geological Society of America to be held in Dayton, OH April 23-24, 2012. For more information on the meeting, visit the GSA conference website.

Feb 28, 2012

Dr. Kathryn Barto, a 2008 graduate of the ES Ph.D. program, landed a tenure-track faculty job in the Department of Biology at Xavier University. She spent the last three and a half years at the Freie-Univeristat, Berlin, doing postdoctoral research on the ecology of mycorrhizal fungi. Kathryn was advised by Don Cipollini in the Department of Biological Sciences, and becomes the first graduate of the program to have landed a faculty position. She will start her new position in August, and we...

Feb 13, 2012

First year ES Ph.D. student, Chad Rigsby, had research he conducted as an undergraduate at Wittenberg University featured on the website, asknature.com, a site associated with the Biomimicry Institute dedicated to finding inspiration for designers, architects, chemists and engineers in nature. In this study, Chad and colleagues examined how red velvet mites tolerate high temperatures and drying through secretion...

Feb 13, 2012

John Stireman, in the Department of Biological Sciences, is the lead P.I. on a $620,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The three year project, entitled “Phylogeny and evolution of world Tachinidae (Diptera)" is a collaboration with researchers at the University of Tennessee and the Canadian National Collection of Insects. The grant will provide support for both graduate students and post-docs.



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