biological sciences

S&T welcomes new faculty

Posted by on October 3, 2023

Missouri S&T welcomed more than 30 new faculty members this year. They bring a wide range of expertise that includes artificial intelligence, astrodynamics, energy economics, energy storage, flood prediction, military history, quantum physics and wearable wireless sensors.

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Huang evaluates National Taiwan University research center

Posted by on August 8, 2023

Dr. Yue-Wern Huang, professor of biological sciences and associate dean for research and external relations for the College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, was invited to evaluate the performance of the National Taiwan University Biodiversity Research Center in May.

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Faculty participate at PULSE conference

Posted by on August 8, 2023

Dr. David Duvernell, professor and chair of biological sciences, Dr. Andrea Scharf, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Dr. Dave Westenberg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of biological sciences, participated in the Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education (PULSE) 2023 Midwest and Great Plains Network Conference at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

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Search begins for Kummer Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences

Posted by on July 28, 2023

Missouri S&T has launched a search for the Kummer Endowed Chair of Biological Sciences to lead the department beginning in the fall 2024 semester.

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Renaissance Student Award goes to Kayla McBride

Posted by on June 6, 2023

Kayla McBride, a senior in biological sciences from Bakersfield, Missouri, has been named Missouri S&T’s Renaissance Student for 2023. She received the award, which included a $1,000 prize, on Tuesday, May 2, at a ceremony hosted by arts, languages and philosophy.

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Oboh-Ikuenobe receives Medal for Excellence in Education

Posted by on May 3, 2023

The American Association of Stratigraphic Palynologists – The Palynological Society awarded the Medal for Excellence in Education to Dr. Francisca Oboh-Ikuenobe, professor of geology and biological science and associate dean for academic affairs for the College of Engineering and Computing.

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Learn about effects of behavior flexibility in bees

Posted by on March 23, 2023

The biology seminar series presents Dr. Avery Russell, assistant professor of biology at Missouri State University. He will speak on “Ecological and Evolutionary Consequences of Flexible Foraging Bee-havior” at 3 p.m. Monday, April 24, in Room 126 Schrenk Hall.

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Learn about biomaterials studies of preterm birth

Posted by on February 26, 2023

Dr. Michelle Oyen, director of the Center for Women’s Health Engineering and associate professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis will deliver a talk, titled “Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Studies of Preterm Birth.”

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Learn about going from research to product development Monday

Posted by on February 19, 2023

Dr. Jaya Ghosh will give the next biological sciences seminar, titled “Bridging the Translation Gap between Academic Research and Early-stage Product Development.” The seminar will be at 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in Room 126 Schrenk Hall.

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Faculty honored for outstanding teaching, service, experiential learning

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Missouri S&T celebrated faculty excellence at an awards banquet Dec. 8 on campus.  Honorees include:

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