Entries tagged with ‘biology’

Faculty Spotlight: Angela Walczyk

Angela Walczyk (Biology) published two research articles “Genome material costs and metabolic-tradeoffs in the autopolyploid Solidago gigantea (Giant Goldenrod, Asteraceae) series,” in the American Journal of Botany, and, “Investigating the effects of whole genome duplication on phenotypic plasticity: implications for the invasive success of Giant Goldenrod (Solidago gigantea),” in a special Issue of the journal […]

2022-23 Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture

Please join us Tuesday, April 18th, 2023, at 4:30pm in Beck Academic Hall, Room 101 for the seventh annual Matthias Wahlstrom Lecture. Pamela M Kittelson of Biology will present her talk entitled “Every new beginning comes from another beginning’s end.” President Rebecca Bergman will introduce Professor Kittelson, and refreshments will be provided for conversation after […]

Summer Research Kicks Off at Gustavus

This year, over 60 Gusties are conducting summer research projects, collaborating with top-tier professors in a small liberal arts environment.

Astrobotany Course Explores Plants at the Extremes

Astrobotany, the study of plants in space, dares to ask if the fields and forests of Earth could one day thrive on other worlds. In this January Term course taught by biology instructor Reina Nielsen ’16, students have a unique opportunity to scientifically explore possibilities pulled straight from sci-fi.  By studying how plants respond in […]

Ngawang Gonsar, 2021 Provost’s Award for Teaching Excellence Winner

Ngawang Gonsar (Biology) was selected as the 2021 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.

Nathan Baring Named Finalist for Truman Scholarship

The accomplished Gustavus junior is in the running for one of the most esteemed scholarships in the country.

SSRC Grant Explores COVID-19’s Impact on Marginalized Communities

Professor Maddalena Marinari is partnering on a project to explore the impact of COVID-19 on African, Asian, and Latinx immigrants and refugees.

Yuta Kawarasaki, 2020 Mansergh Faculty Scientific Research Award Winner

Yuta Kawarasaki (Biology) was selected as the 2020 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.

Frontline Gusties Confront the Coronavirus Pandemic

These doctors and nurses are putting their Gustavus education to work helping others during the coronavirus pandemic.

Maicy Vossen ’21 Named Goldwater Scholar

The junior biology major and public health minor has already published her collaborative research.