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Biology/Biochemistry Research

Three Undergraduates Honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

Cecilia Gentle and Sarah Millholland were awarded scholarships, and Erik Sathe was granted an honorable mention by the prestigious and competitive program.

Students Aim to Bring ‘Life,’ in More Ways Than One, to Africa

Seniors Samali Mutazindwa and Netsanet Negussie, and Mathew Vicknair '13 are working to bring their program, Maysha, which means "life" in Swahili, to underserved communities in East Africa. The program will focus on health care literacy and malaria intervention.

UST Biology Students ‘Crack the Code’ of Campus Foliage

Dr. Amy Verhoeven's plant biology class is using mobile technology to teach students and the community about the plants and trees on campus.

‘Big Deal’: Biology Professor’s Research Published in Prestigious Science Journal

Assistant professor Dr. Gaston "Chip" Small of the Biology Department has been published in the journal Science, the world's leading publication for scientific news.

A Garden of Earthly Delights

The UST Stewardship Garden offers bountiful opportunities for research, produce and a chance to chat with neighbors.

The Young Man and the Sea

Sam Friederichs ’07, a marine biologist and consultant for National Geographic, heads the National Geographic Crittercam billfish program. He hopes the footage he retrieves will lead to conservation achievements and funding.

Three Juniors Honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.

Student-team Presents Innovation Scholars Recommendations to Mayo Clinic

A team of four University of St. Thomas students and a graduate student from St. Catherine University present recommendations March 7 concerning a medical innovation that they have been working on in collaboration with a Mayo Clinic physician.

Two Students to Present Research at Scholars at the Capitol Feb. 19

Sam Jensen and Julie Rech will represent St. Thomas at the event, which will be held in the state Capitol's rotunda.

Testing the Waters: Undergraduates Leave the Lab and Plunge Into Research

Most weekdays last summer Grant Schmura and David Houserman left the biology lab around noon and drove to Lake Judy in Shoreview, Minn. Before each of those days was done they would spend five hours gathering and tracking painted turtles.

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