Tag: biological sciences

David Duvernell named chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T

Posted by on March 24, 2017

Dr. David Duvernell, chair and professor of biological sciences at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, has been named chair of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology. His appointment begins Aug. 1. Duvernell takes over from Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences, who has served as interim chair since Sept. 1, […]

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Katie Payne – future M.D.

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Katie Payne, the daughter of a logger and a school teacher, knew she wanted to make a big impact on the world, but it took an anatomy class at Cuba (Mo.) High School to guide her decision to go into medicine. “When I started telling people I wanted to be a doctor, because I come […]

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Missouri S&T pre-med student to shadow doctors in Spain

Posted by on November 16, 2016

A Missouri University of Science and Technology student has been accepted into the Atlantis Project, a premedical studies exchange program that allows college students to witness medical practices in a different country.

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Westenberg named interim chair of biological sciences

Posted by on September 2, 2016

Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of biological sciences. The appointment took effect Sept. 1.

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Learn more about biology at Missouri S&T’s BioBuilder workshops

Posted by on July 15, 2016

The local community and Missouri K-12 teachers can learn about the importance of synthetic biology and its role in our everyday lives by attending one of a series of hands-on, interactive summer workshop this July at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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New mathematical model illustrates link between energy use and aging

Posted by on January 29, 2016

Why does a Great Dane have a shorter lifespan than a pug? The answer lies in a complex relationship between energy usage and lifespan. That relationship is quickly being unraveled through the use of numerical modeling by a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T to renovate Schrenk Hall

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology plans to renovate a portion of Schrenk Hall, the building that houses Missouri S&T’s biological sciences and chemistry departments, in part through state capital improvement funding.

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Huang named interim chair of biological sciences

Posted by on June 17, 2015

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang, professor of biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named interim chair of biological sciences. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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Missouri S&T students to host Fitness Fun Day for area kids

Posted by on October 22, 2014

A group of biological sciences seniors at Missouri University of Science and Technology will host Fitness Fun Day to offer area children an opportunity to get active and learn about the importance of nutrition and exercise.

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Lungs may suffer when certain elements go nano

Posted by on January 27, 2014

Nanoparticles are used in all kinds of applications — electronics, medicine, cosmetics, even environmental clean-ups. More than 2,800 commercially available applications are now based on nanoparticles, and by 2017, the field is expected to bring in nearly $50 billion worldwide.

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