Dr. Randi Ulbricht, faculty member in Biomedical Sciences, is helping local middle schoolers learn more about forensic science over video chat. Dr. Ulbricht and her Missouri State students talked about courses they take to become a scientist and do demonstrations like how they get DNA out of a mouse tail, seeing the type of DNA each mouse has, and other cool stuff in the … [Read more...] about Skype a Scientist
Students in BMS 111 swabbed environments that they chose and grew the bacteria they picked up. These bacteria are hemolytic – they destroy red blood cells. Don’t open that Petri dish! … [Read more...] about Yuck! That was on my coffee mug??
Students in the Cell and Molecular Biology program at Missouri State University are doing some cutting edge science in the classroom. In BMS 525: Molecular Biology students are designing and performing experiments to modify DNA in the baker’s yeast genome. If the students’ experiments are successful then they will have created a brand new strain of yeast that is different from … [Read more...] about Gene Editing in the Classroom
Dietetic Intern, Leah Brooke, and faculty member, Sarah Murray visited the Springfield Mayor, Ken McClure as he signed a proclamation recognizing National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. Through this proclamation, the Mayor recognized that Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are the leading nutrition experts to provide sound, easy-to-follow personalized nutrition advice … [Read more...] about Springfield’s Mayor Proclaims National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day
Each year the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning awards a per course faculty member for their outstanding contributions to the University. We are happy to acknowledge Kathy Beberniss as the recipient for the Excellence in Per Course Teaching Award recipient! Kathy has taught in the Biomedical Sciences Department since 2008, specifically for the dietetics program. During … [Read more...] about Award Winning Teaching in the Biomedical Sciences Department