Conducting research to aid the conservation of a species whose numbers have declined is often challenging precisely because they are scarce. Dr. Day Ligon shares about how his research is replenishing one species.
MSU group visits Cuba for the intercession course, The History, Culture and Ecology of Cuba: Past, Present and Future.
Jaw soreness and facial pain: These symptoms are frequently talked about and diagnosed as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder (TMJ or TMD). But neurologists and biologists are looking at another painful condition involving the trigeminal nerve: Trigeminal neuralgia (TN).
Over the winter intersession, students enrolled in the Winter Ecology course with Dr. Janice Greene took several field trips, including to Springfield Lake, Sequiota Park,
the Watershed Center and several urban lakes.
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Tanner Hoog was recently awarded a grant for his research into the development of hearts in mice embryos, which could lead to developments in the treatment of congenital heart defects.
Dr. Peter Cousins, grape breeder at E. & J. Gallo Winery in California, will lecture on grapevine research as a part of the biology department’s seminar series. Cousins’ presentation will focus on the application of modern biotechnology to the sustainable cultivation of grapevine at E. & J. Gallo Winery. He will also discuss internship and job opportunities for science majors at the world’s largest grape and wine company.
The lecture will take place Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. in Temple Hall, Room 003.
The work of Dr. Alicia Mathis was recently recognized at a basketball game Maroon Minute.
Ligon, associate professor of biology, will be featured in the upcoming 2017 issue of Mind’s Eye and is currently featured on Missouri State’s research page.
We’re proud of all the wonderful research our department continues to contribute and publish.
Read Ligon’s story and learn more about reintroduction biology.
Saint Louis University has been awarded a $4.6 million grant by the National Science Foundation to lead a Missouri-based team of researchers – including Dr. Laszlo Kovacs – in understanding how root systems of grapevines affect the vine’s stems, leaves and fruits — the parts of perennial plants used most commonly in food production.