Entries tagged with ‘biology’

Faculty Spotlight: Yuta Kawarasaki

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) published an article titled “Is rapid cold-hardening an aerobic process? Characterization of changes in metabolic activity during its induction and effects of anoxia in flesh fly” in Journal of Insect Physiology with coauthors Alyssa Welle ’19 and Michael Elnitsky.

Laura Burrack (Biology)

Maicy Vossen ’21, Hanaa Alhosawi ’21, Katie Aney ’18 and Laura Burrack published an article “CaMad2 Promotes Multiple Aspects of Genome Stability Beyond Its Direct Function in Chromosome Segregation” in Genes.

Keenan Hartert (Biology)

Keenan Hartert will present on “Genetic Analysis of Lymphoma Tumors” at the annual American Society of Hematology Conference on December 7, 2019.

Laura Burrack (Biology)

Laura Burrack contributed to an article published in PLoS Biology. The piece focuses on better understanding how fungal pathogens evolve and change their genomes.

Margaret Bloch Qazi, 2019 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Margaret Bloch Qazi It is my great privilege and pleasure to announce this year’s recipient of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. Created by the Gustavus Board of Trustees in 1971, the award recognizes “an established pattern of teaching excellence,” “innovative and effective teaching strategies,” and excellence in mentoring and advising. It is […]

Laura Burrack, 2018 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner, Biology Department

Laura Burrack was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College. Neocentromeres Provide Chromosome Segregation Accuracy and […]

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science) and Michael Ferragamo (Biology and Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton and Michael Ferragamo published an article titled “Using the tools of behavioral neuroscience to determine the identity of different mouse strains in a laboratory course” in the Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Fall issue 2017.

Margaret Bloch Qazi (Biology)

Margaret Bloch Qazi and Gustavus student collaborators Paige B. Miller ’15, Penny M. Poeschel ’15, Mai H. Phan ’14, Joseph L. Thayer ’15, and Christian L. Medrano ’14 published an article “Transgenerational effects of maternal and grandmaternal age on offspring viability and performance in Drosophila melanogaster” in the Journal of Insect Physiology.

Pamela Kittelson, 2017 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Pamela Kittelson Every year, former recipients of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching meet to review the new crop of nominations. In 2016, those former recipients established several criteria that they would look for in the nominees. This year’s recipient has garnered praise from students and colleagues in all of those areas, and […]

Eric Elias, 2017 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Biology Department

Eric Elias was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.