Tag: biology

UMR biologist named national microbiology scholar-in- residence

Posted by on October 10, 2007

Dr. David J. Westenberg, associate professor of biological sciences at the University of Missouri-Rolla, has been selected for the American Society for Microbiology Scholars-in-Residence Program. He is one of 13 biology educators in the nation to be selected.

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UMR student group sponsors walk for cystic fibrosis

Posted by on April 11, 2006

This month, a group of University of Missouri-Rolla students will sponsor a five-kilometer run/walk to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research.

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UMR students to present research at regional microbiology conference

Posted by on March 31, 2006

Five students from the University of Missouri-Rolla are among 28 undergraduate and graduate students who will present their research at a regional microbiology conference in April.

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UMR researcher studying lead levels in St. Louis kids

Posted by on December 6, 2004

Roughly 200,000 houses in St. Louis might as well have the cross-stitched phrase "Home, sweet (and toxic), home" hanging in a frame on their living room wall, according to a University of Missouri-Rolla researcher.

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Aronstam named chair of biological sciences at UMR

Posted by on July 15, 2004

Dr. Robert S. Aronstam, director and senior scientist at the Guthrie Research Institute in Sayre, Pa., has been named chair of the University of Missouri-Rolla biological sciences department. Aronstam’s appointment began July 1.

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The eXtremophiles

Posted by on January 7, 2003

Move over, Scully and Mulder. UMR scientists are hot on the trail of a new life form: the extremophiles.

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