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.
Date posted: March 25th, 2015
Katherine Krynak, a PhD student at Case Western Reserve University and her husband Tim Krynak, project manager at Cleveland Metroparks Natural Resources Division, discovered the new species, called the Mutable rainfrog (Pristimantis mutabilis), in 2006 at nature preserve Reserva Las Gralarias. …Read more.
Date posted: February 11th, 2015
Still early in his career, Paul Tesar’s continuous string of accomplishments grew even more robust on Jan. 20 when he was named the recipient of the prestigious International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) Outstanding Young Investigator Award, the premier international award for young stem cell researchers. …Read more.
Date posted: January 30th, 2015
Date posted: December 14th, 2014
More research needed to fully harness power of stem cells in sports medicine
Stem cells have demonstrated promise across all facets of medicine, including sports medicine, where early results have exhibited the potential for enhanced cartilage, tendon and meniscal healing. …Read more.