Date posted: November 17th, 2015
Biology’s Valerie Haywood named to governing board of Ohio-Project Kaleidoscope
Valerie Haywood, senior instructor in the Department of Biology, recently joined the governing board of the Ohio-Project Kaleidoscope (PKAL), a region network of the national organization. …Read more.
Date posted: October 28th, 2015
Researchers in Dr. Karen Abbott’s lab recently released a software package for studying stochastic dynamical systems. The package, written for the programming language R, is called QPot (short for quasi-potential, which is one of its primary analytic tools). …Read more.
Date posted: October 15th, 2015
Tune into WINT 1330 AM on Saturday, October 17th to hear Chris Bond interview Dr. Jean Burns about invasive species on his radio program “Keeping it Green.”
EDIT: Here is a link to download the show! …Read more.
Date posted: September 23rd, 2015
Michael Moore, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Ryan Martin, has a new paper published in the prestigious journal Ecology, stemming from work conducted during his masters thesis. Follow the link to learn more. …Read more.
Date posted: August 20th, 2015
A team of biologists [lead by the Department of Biology’s Dr. Mike Benard] from Case Western Reserve University suspected millions of tons of salt dumped each winter on our roadways couldn’t possibly be good for ponds and wetlands, and they launched a research project to find out the extent of the harm. …Read more.
Date posted: July 30th, 2015
Kyle Logue, in the lab of Dr. Peter Zimmerman, has published in Molecular Ecology. “Whole-genome sequencing reveals absence of recent gene flow and separate demographic histories for Anopheles punctulatus mosquitoes in Papua New Guinea.” Read the article here. …Read more.
Date posted: July 16th, 2015
Date posted: June 18th, 2015
Dr. Chris Cullis’s tenure as Department Chair was honored on Tuesday, June 16h. Incoming chair, Dr. Mark Willis spoke briefly about the improvements to the department under Dr. Cullis and hung his picture along side the past department chairs in Clapp 405. …Read more.
Date posted: May 27th, 2015
A biology instructor who believes books and lectures aren’t enough has won a 2015 Carl F. Wittke Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Read about Dr. Rebecca Benard and her award by clicking here …Read more.
Date posted: May 26th, 2015
Karen Abbott, Assistant Professor of Biology, was named an Early Career Fellow by the Ecological Society of America. The fellowship is awarded to individuals “who have begun making and show promise of continuing to make outstanding contributions” to the field of ecology. …Read more.
Date posted: May 4th, 2015
Abe Perez, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Sarah Diamond, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship to fund his research on linking insect community responses to urbanization with morphology and physiology. …Read more.
Date posted: April 15th, 2015
When her father was diagnosed with lung-scarring pulmonary fibrosis, Radhika Atit, an associate professor of biology at Case Western Reserve University, began digging into every detail about the disease.
Read the rest of this article here. …Read more.