Dr. Kim Mix presented at the 28th Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology in July 2020. The presentation focused on the impact of applying bioinformatics methods to investigate SARS-CoV-2 genome sequences in molecular genetics class. Students learned how to evaluate mutation fitness and virus phylogeny in collaboration with scientists from Pine Biotech. This model for integrating bioinformatics into a molecular biology course was successfully reproduced by Dr. Laurie Minns at the University of Montana in an online summer course.
ENVT '21 majors Amanda Snyder and Amanda Tang Nian have been working together at New Orleans City Park in developing an environmental education curriculum. They presented their environmental hands-on learning strategies at this years NABT conference. Congratulations to you both!
Dr. Bob recently talked to the New York Times for an article titled "When Invasive Species Become the Meal." In this article he talks about the possibilities of using a large herbivorous rodent called nutria as an alternative food source. To read more, visit the article here.
Anne Daniell is our Professor of the Month for November. Anne Daniell teaches in the Religious and Environmental Studies programs, and one of her most popular courses is Eco-Feminist Theologies. Dr.
Get tangled in the spider web of facts with Dr. Aimée Thomas. Read the Times-Picayune article here
Dr. Paul Barnes has recently participated in three separate environmental conferences.
On Sept. 17-30 he participated in a virtual meeting of the UNEP Environmental Effects Assessment Panel, where he prepared an update report that will be published early next year. As a Co-Chair of this panel, he co-organized the meeting in addition to writing and editing the report.
On Oct. 7-8 he participated in a virtual Ozone Research Managers Meeting that addressed international efforts to monitor the emissions of ozone depleting substances.
Michael Pashkevich BIOL'17 is lead author on this new publication about the work he is doing for his Ph.D. at Cambridge. Click here to view the article.
CHEM '15 ENVS '15 alum Anne Barkley has been awarded the 22nd annual Annual Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences! Read more here.