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
The Premedical Committee at Missouri State University seeks to help students get accepted to medical school. Premedical students receive advice from committee members on maintaining their GPA, studying for the MCAT, and writing personal statements. Premedical students also need to understand the multi-faceted aspect of health care delivery, so advisors counsel them to gain … [Read more...] about Premed Tips for Students
Dr. Amanda Brodeur, MD, PhD, faculty member of Biomedical Sciences Department, attended the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics annual meeting in Seattle, WA April 1-6, 2019. Her abstract was selected for poster presentation and she presented the “Evaluation of Bone Biomarkers in the Characterization of the Skeletal Phenotype in Idua-W392X Knock-In Mice as a … [Read more...] about Genetics and Genomics…Say What?!