Entries tagged with ‘biology’

Laura Burrack, 2018 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner, Biology Department

Laura Burrack was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus faculty member for an outstanding peer-reviewed publication that contributes to the scholarly achievement and reputation of the faculty and the College. Neocentromeres Provide Chromosome Segregation Accuracy and […]

Research as Service: Riley Thoen Gives Back

Thoen's passion for science was ignited by his father's struggle to overcome hypoglycemia unawareness.

Janine Wotton (Psychological Science) and Michael Ferragamo (Biology and Psychological Science)

Janine Wotton and Michael Ferragamo published an article titled “Using the tools of behavioral neuroscience to determine the identity of different mouse strains in a laboratory course” in the Journal for Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, Fall issue 2017.

Margaret Bloch Qazi (Biology)

Margaret Bloch Qazi and Gustavus student collaborators Paige B. Miller ’15, Penny M. Poeschel ’15, Mai H. Phan ’14, Joseph L. Thayer ’15, and Christian L. Medrano ’14 published an article “Transgenerational effects of maternal and grandmaternal age on offspring viability and performance in Drosophila melanogaster” in the Journal of Insect Physiology.

Pamela Kittelson, 2017 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Every year, former recipients of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching meet to review the new crop of nominations. In 2016, those former recipients established several criteria that they would look for in the nominees. This year’s recipient has garnered praise from students and colleagues in all of those areas, and has been […]

Eric Elias, 2017 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner, Biology Department

Eric Elias was selected as the 2017 recipient of the Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Presented each year at the final faculty meeting, this award recognizes a Gustavus non-tenure-track faculty member for significant contributions to teaching and learning.

History and Biology Lead to Global Healthcare for Katie Schlangen ’14

Just three years after graduation, Gustavus alumna Katie Schlangen is traveling the world... and helping people along the way.

Video: Emily Syverud ’17 Spends Semester in Spain

What's it like for a Gustavus student to study away in Seville, Spain? Watch the video to find out!

Cindy Johnson, 2003 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Every year at commencement, I am excited to hear the announcement of the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching. The reason I find it so exciting is because I hear the voices of our students, quoted from their letters of nomination, expressing what it is they value in an outstanding teacher. This year will […]

John Lammert, 1988 Carlson Award Winner, Biology Department

Let’s get right to it! The winner of the 1988 Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching is John Michael Lammert. As many of you know, this award honors the administration, scholarship and teaching of one of the college’s great presidents, Dr. Edgar M. Carlson. John was born in Florence, Alabama, on the Tennessee River […]