biological sciences

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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Westenberg named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor

Posted by on January 3, 2023

Dr. David Westenberg, professor of biological sciences, has been named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor. 

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In the news: fires, Iran protests, poetry, music perception, campus safety

Posted by on November 1, 2022

Dr. Amy Belfi, assistant professor of psychological science at S&T, was featured on an Association for Psychological Science podcast. During the Oct. 27 episode, she spoke about her career as a neuroscientist studying music perception and cognition as well as how other forms of art can impact the brain and behavior.

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Campus recycling drive starts Nov. 1

Posted by on October 31, 2022

A group of seniors in biological sciences are coordinating a campus recycling drive. Bring recyclables 2-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Nov. 1-18, to the Havener Center and get a free sticker.

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New faculty announced

Posted by on October 10, 2022

With expertise ranging from new quantum materials to the plasticity of biological systems, 15 new faculty joined Missouri S&T this academic year.

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Faculty awarded Ignition Grants for Educational Tranformation

Posted by on September 6, 2022

Six research teams have received Kummer Ignition Grants for Sustainable Educational Transformation to support new and innovative ideas that lead to transformations in education at Missouri S&T.

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