Entries tagged with ‘biology’

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.

Cindy Johnson, 2003 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Cindy Johnson Every year at commencement, I am excited to hear the announcement of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. The reason I find it so exciting is because I hear the voices of our students, quoted from their letters of nomination, expressing what it is they value in an outstanding teacher. This […]

John Lammert, 1988 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

John Lammert Let’s get right to it! The winner of the 1988 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching is John Michael Lammert. As many of you know, this award honors the administration, scholarship and teaching of one of the college’s great presidents, Dr. Edgar M. Carlson. John was born in Florence, Alabama, on the […]

Arthur Glass, 1985 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Arthur Glass The Edgar M. Carlson Award for Innovative Teaching was established by the Board of Trustees of Gustavus Adolphus College to honor the long and outstanding period of leadership that Dr. Carlson gave this college. Each year the award is given to a member of the faculty in recognition of teaching excellence. The recipient […]

Laura Burrack (Biology)

Laura Burrack and Erica Power ’18 recently published an article in the journal PLoS Genetics entitled “Neocentromeres Provide Chromosome Segregation Accuracy and Centromere Clustering to Multiple Loci along a Candida albicans Chromosome.”

Brookhart Shields (Biology)

Gustavus welcomes our new tenure-track colleague, Brookhart Shields. Brooke joins the Department of Biology in a tenure-track position, having previously served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the department in the 2015-16 academic year. Shields completed her bachelor’s degree at Winona State University and her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa-Iowa City. Her graduate thesis […]