Tag: biological sciences

Researching for public health

Posted by on May 24, 2022

Maya Washington wants people to maximize their physical potential and knows that actions speak louder than words. That is why she is researching the effects of autoimmune diseases on mesenchymal stem cells. These cells have a broad range of potential clinical applications and are a central building block in both engineering and cell therapies.

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Missouri S&T undergraduates exhibit research to state legislators

Posted by on April 11, 2022

Nine undergraduate students from Missouri University of Science and Technology traveled to Jefferson City, Missouri, on Monday, April 11, to participate in the annual Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.  The event, which is designed to inform Missouri’s lawmakers about research at Missouri universities, welcomes undergraduate students from all four University of Missouri System campuses. […]

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Learning through teaching

Posted by on March 14, 2022

In 2021, student teacher Sarah Darknell was cutting her teeth in the classroom in Newburg, Missouri, learning how to gain and keep student attention while presenting lessons in biology to high schoolers. Little did she know that only months later she would be taking the reins as a teacher in the classroom before she has even completed her Missouri S&T degree.

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Tackling modern health care

Posted by on January 3, 2022

Justin Onwugbufor believes that his success on and off the field at Missouri S&T is based in a favorite saying of his grandmother’s – prepare, produce, prosper.

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S&T toxicologist aims to save butterflies

Posted by on December 14, 2021

Dr. Niranjana Krishnan, an assistant research professor in biological sciences at Missouri University of Science and Technology, says that certain insecticides are better than others for minimally impacting animal habitats. Krishnan recently published her research on milkweed plant habitats near corn and soybean fields in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

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Learn about the psychological and biological impact of COVID at panel discussion

Posted by on November 22, 2021

The COVID-19 global pandemic has impacted almost every person and changed the way many view the world. In an interdisciplinary panel discussion this November, three faculty from Missouri S&T will explore the challenges that society faces related to the spread of the virus.

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New environmental science degree approved for S&T

Posted by on November 9, 2021

A new bachelor’s degree in environmental science will soon be offered at Missouri S&T. The Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education recently approved Missouri S&T’s proposal to create the new bachelor of science degree.

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S&T adds medical lab science certification as a biological sciences emphasis area

Posted by on July 22, 2021

A new program at Missouri S&T will allow those interested in the field of medical laboratory science to study in the Missouri S&T biological sciences department for three years and then finish their degree with a year of clinical professional study at one of three certified Missouri hospital programs.

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Missouri S&T student nominated to education advisory board

Posted by on July 14, 2021

Missouri S&T student Thuraia Ibrahim has been appointed to the Missouri Advisory Board for Educator Preparation (MABEP) as a student advisor. Ibrahim is a junior in biological sciences with an emphasis in secondary education from Rolla, Missouri.

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Missouri S&T plans new degree in environmental science

Posted by on June 24, 2021

To meet the growing demand and interest in environmental sustainability, Missouri S&T plans to add a new bachelor’s degree in environmental science.

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