Tag: biological sciences

Becoming a scientist

Posted by on June 16, 2020

In one of the world’s oldest tropical rainforests, Lilly Germeroth, a 2020 Missouri S&T graduate in biological sciences, says she experienced a eureka moment while conducting research last summer.

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Dr. Nord Gale, founding chair of biological sciences, dies

Posted by on February 13, 2019

Dr. Nord Gale, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor emeritus and the founding chair of biological sciences at Missouri S&T, died Friday, Feb. 1. He was 80.

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The fine art of farm life

Posted by on May 2, 2018

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Kayla McBride’s favorite view, the one that inspires most of her artwork, is of the rolling hills of her family’s 160-acre Bakersfield, Mo., farm.

“I don’t really have a studio, but I do try to make that my view,” says the biological sciences sophomore. “Anytime there is a beautiful sunset, I just look at it and think, ‘How could I recreate that?’ Pictures don’t do it justice.”

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

Posted by on March 24, 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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