Date posted: October 5th, 2016
Heat shock protein appears to turn on Schistosoma invasion
The discovery, by a pair of researchers at Case Western Reserve University, is a step toward understanding the lifecycle of the parasites at the molecular level, once they enter the body. …Read more.
Date posted: September 29th, 2016
Robin Snyder recently agreed to join the editorial board of Ecology Letters. Ecology Letters is a high visibility, rapid response journal with a current acceptance rate of 9%.
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.
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.
Date posted: July 11th, 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.