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Tinker toy approach helps make medical discoveries

Being prepared for surgery, medical staff are required to list the risks, which may sound overwhelming and frightening to patients – including infection. Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk is developing a set of compounds that could be used to properly set medical indwelling devices and prevent infections at those sites

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Gerasimchuk’s incredible research highlighted in Mind’s Eye

gerasimchuk minds eye 2015 tinkeringCongratulations to Dr. Nikolay Gerasimchuk! The incredible work in his lab will be featured in the 2015 issue of Mind’s Eye, Missouri State University’s research publication. His story is also featured on Missouri State’s research website and is currently the feature on Missouri State’s homepage.

He describes how his work could make a huge impact in the medical community.

Read the full story on the Mind’s Eye.

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Faculty, students participate in annual INBRE conference

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences participated in the Arkansas iDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference Nov. 7-8. Fourteen students and two faculty members participated from the departments of biology, chemistry, biochemistry and physics. One MSU student was able to walk away with an award from the conference.

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University students present research at national conference

Two Missouri State University students will present papers at the Conference for Undergraduate Women in the Physical Sciences in Lincoln, Nebraska. Karolina Kosinska, chemistry major, will present her paper titled “RNA-seq Analysis in Carbon Nanostructure-Exposed Arabidopsis Thaliana Plants.” Amelia Chiles, biology major, will present her paper titled “Physiological Impact of Engineered Carbon Nanostructures on Plants […]

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