Missouri State University

Monthly Archives: May 2015

Students receive Pepsi-Cola scholarship

Six undergraduate students at Missouri State University recently received recognition for their commitment to the university’s public affairs mission. Each student was awarded a Pepsi-Cola Public Affairs Scholarship in the amount of $1,250. The students were selected based on their involvement in public affairs activities and voluntary service both on and off campus.

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Biology faculty, students present research at conference

Several students and faculty from the biology department at Missouri State University attended the regional meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. Sara Woodman, senior biology and Spanish student, won first place for undergraduate oral presentation on her study “Effects of Carbon Nanotube Exposure on Cell Growth and Gene Expression of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.”

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Biology student wins award for mussel research

Several students and faculty from the biology department at Missouri State University attended the Ninth Biennial Symposium of the Freshwater Mollusk Conservation Society. Amy Maynard, biology graduate student, won best student poster for her presentation “Sex-specific Mitochondrial Genes: Tools for Understanding Unionid Reproduction and Development.”

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