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Biology Department Newsletter – Fall 2018

Posted on December 17, 2018

We wanted to share some of the highlights of the Fall 2018 semester with you–including our first Biology Department Homecoming event!

John Z. Kiss

Fox 8 story on the Kiss Lab

Posted on December 5, 2018

This news story aired on Fox 8 on 4 December 2018–here is the clip and the article. Please check it […]

John Z. Kiss

Dean John Kiss interviewed for Nature

Posted on December 3, 2018

Dean Kiss was interviewed for Nature in an article about a Chinese experiment to be launched soon. You can find the […]

Dr. Ramji Bhandari in UNCG Research magazine

Posted on November 28, 2018

Dr. Bhandari was featured in the UNCG Research magazine for his novel work with plastics and medaka fish. Read the […]

3 Minute Thesis competition

Posted on October 29, 2018

We are excited to announce that two of our Ph.D. students, Rada Petric and Yener Ulus, have advanced to the […]

Campus Weekly’s story about Dr. Christine Salomon, the November 2nd guest speaker

Posted on October 19, 2018

Please check out UNCG Campus Weekly’s story about Dr. Christine Salomon, the Friday, November 2nd guest speaker, co-hosted by the […]

Dr. Christine Salomon seminar: co-presented by the Departments of Chemistry and Biology

Posted on October 18, 2018

On Friday, November 2, 2018, at 1 pm, in Sullivan Science Building 101, Dr. Christine Salomon from the Center for Drug Design – University of Minnesota will be hosted by the Chemistry and Biology Departments. She will be speaking about white nose syndrome in bats. Refreshments will follow immediately after the seminar.

Kasie Raymonn

Dr. Kasie Raymann’s work is featured on NPR

Posted on September 28, 2018

Dr. Kasie Raymann’s research has been featured on NPR, found here at A study suggests that the active ingredient in […]

UNCG/NASA studies potential for a Mars garden?

Posted on September 17, 2018

Please check out this Triad Business Journal article about the potential for plant growth on Mars: with some of the Biology […]

Dr. Olav Rueppell awarded Hambleton Award for Outstanding Research

Posted on September 10, 2018

The Eastern Apicultural Society awarded Dr. Olav Rueppell the James I. Hambleton Memorial Award for Research Excellence in Apiculture. The award […]