biological sciences

Learn about studying DNA using human, animal herpesviruses

Posted by on February 1, 2024

Biological sciences invites you to a talk by Dr. Robert Visalli, professor of microbiology and associate dean of biomedical research in biomedical sciences at Mercer University School of Medicine-Savannah. His talk, titled “HIV! COVID! Ebola!….. and Herpesviruses?” will be at 3 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, in Room 126 of Schrenk Hall. 

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Westenberg leads microbiology conference

Posted by on December 5, 2023

Dr. Dave Westenberg, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of Biological Sciences, chaired the 30th annual American Society for Microbiology Conference for Undergraduate Educators.

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Curators approve Ph.D. programs in bioengineering and biological sciences at S&T

Posted by on November 16, 2023

The University of Missouri Board of Curators unanimously voted today (Nov. 16) to approve two new Ph.D. programs at Missouri University of Science and Technology. The new programs in bioengineering and biological sciences support S&T’s continued growth in education and research related to health care and related fields.  

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In the news

Posted by on November 7, 2023

Dr. Amy Belfi was interviewed by The New York Times reporter for an article on music therapy. Belfi is an associate professor in psychological science.

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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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