Which classes should he take at his community college? How many credit hours could he transfer? Which major should he choose at Missouri State? How would he fit in? “Being a transfer student can be intimidating,” Rexroad said. “There’s so much you don’t know at first.” Through resources and helpful people at Missouri State, Rexroad found the answers he … [Read more...] about Aspiring genetic counselor adapts quickly at MSU
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
Former CMB student, Angie Thompson (nee Matz) BS, MLS (ASCP) is a registered medical laboratory scientist working at North Kansas City Hospital. Last fall, she gave a talk to students from Chemistry and BMS. Her presentation focused on her journey to the career and the opportunities the job offers. Angie was excited to share what a medical laboratory scientist does, where they … [Read more...] about Former CMB Student Presents on Career Opportunities
Dr. Tsai is a comparative anatomist and paleontologist at the Biomedical Sciences Department at Missouri State University. His research focus on the evolution and development of limb joints in animals, with a particular interest in archosaurs: Birds, crocodiles, and their extinct relatives like dinosaurs. In summer 2019, he attended the 12th International Congress of … [Read more...] about Chasing the Dragons of Deep Time: Paleontological Research at International Museums