Department of Biology

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Valerie-Haywood2014-500x603

Dr. Valerie Haywood presents at the American Society of Plant Biologists.

Date posted: August 19th, 2016

Biology’s Valerie Haywood presents at American Society of Plant Biologists annual conference

Valerie Haywood, senior instructor of biology, presented her ongoing work in undergraduate biology education at Plant Biology 2016, the annual meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, in Austin, Texas, in July. …Read more.

Hilary_With_Certificate
Hilary_With_Certificate

Hilary Rollins awarded Frederick H. Stoye Award in Ecology and Ethology

Date posted: July 13th, 2016

CWRU Biology Department doctoral student Hilary Rollins was awarded the Frederick H. Stoye Award in Ecology and Ethology at the 2016 Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists for her presentation “How do climate-change induced phenological shifts alter terrestrial competition between two amphibians?”  Hilary described the results of research that she has been conducting at the CWRU Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms on the effects of climate change on amphibian ecology. …Read more.

Adrienn Varga
Adrienn Varga

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find

Date posted: July 11th, 2016

Lead author, PhD student Adrienn G. Varga, and her P.I., Dr. Roy Ritzmann, have been published in Current Biology. Read more about by clicking here! …Read more.

Sydney Brannoch
Sydney Brannoch

CWRU and Cleveland Museum of Natural History Researchers featured across several news outlets

Date posted: June 2nd, 2016

Biology PhD candidate Sydney Brannoch and her research advisor, Dr. Gavin Svenson of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, have been featured across several news outlets for the paper that Brannoch recently published in which she identifies a new species of praying mantis: Ilomantis ginsburgae. …Read more.

Biology students Vishal Bobba and Barry Teich at Ginn Academy
Biology students Vishal Bobba and Barry Teich at Ginn Academy

Microbiology students attend local High School as part of nation-wide collaboration

Date posted: April 27th, 2016

Students from Dr. Dianne Kube’s Microbiology class visited sophomore students and their teacher, Catherine Herman, at Ginn Academy in Cleveland. They were taking part in a nation-wide collaboration with Yale University – Prevalence of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in the Environment (PARE). …Read more.

Michael Moore
Michael Moore

Dr. Ryan Martin’s lab publishes in Ecology Letters

Date posted: March 14th, 2016

Led by grad student Michael Moore, Dr. Martin’s lab has a new publication out: “The predictability and magnitude of life-history divergence to ecological agents of selection: a meta-analysis in livebearing fishes”  in the journal Ecology Letters.  …Read more.

Ana Locci
Ana Locci

University Farm featured in Chagrin Valley Times

Date posted: February 3rd, 2016

Professor Christopher Cullis, Margaret Cullis, and University Farm Director Ana Locci are featured in an article about the Squire Valleevue and Valley Ridge Farms, owned by Case Western Reserve University. Read a PDF of the article here. …Read more.

Kathy Krynak
Kathy Krynak

Biology post doc receives Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Grant

Date posted: January 29th, 2016

Katherine Krynak, a Post Doc in the lab of Dr. Ryan Martin, has recieved a Fulbright Postdoctoral/Early Career Grant.
Katherine will be studying the effects of introduced rainbow trout on native glassfrog populations on the Western Slope of the Andes mountains in northern Ecuador. …Read more.

Sydney Brannoch
Sydney Brannoch

Doctoral student discovers new mantis among french collection

Date posted: January 28th, 2016

While studying the insect collection of the Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle of Paris, France, Sydney Brannoch, a Ph.D. student working at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History uncovered a small, leaf-dwelling praying mantis with unique features collected from Madagascar in 2001. …Read more.

jess in lab
jess in lab

Jessica Fox awarded Young Investigator Grant

Date posted: January 15th, 2016

Dr. Fox has been awarded a Young Investigator grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research. The title of Jess’ project is “Mechanosensory And Visual Integration For Fly Takeoff And Flight.” Here is link to the AFOSR announcement with the list of funded projects http://www.wpafb.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123466938. …Read more.

Selfie at the hospital
Selfie at the hospital

Two Biology employees featured on Channel 3 news in feel good story.

Date posted: January 14th, 2016

Binh To-Thorne, lab manager, and Katie Bingman, Undergraduate Coordinator, are featured on a Channel 3 news story about Adele lyrics that were posted in the windows of Rainbow Babies Hospital and Clapp Hall. …Read more.

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Benard_ArtSci

Rebecca Benard featured in Art Sci magazine

Date posted: December 2nd, 2015

Wittke Award-winner Rebecca Benard and her colleagues transform their teaching. Click here to read the whole article. …Read more.

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