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UNCG undergraduate research shows how early life stress affects honey bee health

This study combined behavioral observations, mortality analyses, and molecular assays to understand how early life stress affects honey bees later in life….

Austin Gray won First Place at the 37th SETAC North America Meeting in Orlando

The work that Austin presented which was part of his masters was titled The Uptake and Retention of Microplastic Particles by Adult…

Congratulations to Carlos Vega-Melendez!

Congratulations to Carlos on being awarded a prestigious fellowship to support his doctoral research over the next two years.  Carlos is a…

Spiro visits Dr. Tomkiel Dean’s lab

A special lab member, Spiro, visited the lab on Friday, 1 Feb 2017!

Dean Kiss kicks off the Spring Semester seminars

The Biology Seminars are held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Room 201, Sullivan Science Building. Dean Kiss presented his research on Novel light sensory…

Alumni Stories

Renekia Elliott

Renekia is currently working at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in a research lab interested in…

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