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GMO: Fear, Facts, Farms and Food

by December 4, 2014
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GMOS: Fear, Facts, Farms, and Food This forum was held Wednesday November 19 at 7 PM in the Byrum Welcome Center of Wake Forest University. This forum provided information on GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) crops, including how, when, and why they are used. Questions including the following were answered Read more »

Science: Holy Blocked Bat Signal!

by November 6, 2014
Mexican free-tailed bats and ultrasonic signature. photo credit N. Hristov

Science magazine and the BBC independently featured the work of Aaron Corcoran and Bill Conner.  The Science article is titled: “Holy blocked bat signal! Bats jam each other’s calls”.  This article focuses on the research of Corcoran and Conner done in the southwestern United States on bat colonies and studies of bat calls. Read more »

Tomorrow’s Tomatoes Look to the Past

by October 15, 2014
Kathleen DiNapoli (left) and Dr. Gloria Muday in the Biology greenhouse showing their heirloom specimens

The WFU News Service recently published an article featuring the work of Dr. Gloria Muday and Beckman Award winner Kathleen DiNapoli.  This article sheds light on their research into the genetics and physiology of heirloom tomatoes to locate ancestral genes that offer growth advantages. Pull quote: “The world population continues to grow despite Read more »

Pro Humanitate, Campus Kitchen

by September 22, 2014
Campus Kitchen Volunteers making boxed meals for the needy.

Biology students and faculty have been integral to Campus Kitchen, an organization that “rescues” food and fresh produce to be distributed as meals for the needy.  Campus kitchen fosters outreach opportunities to “educate the student body and the campus community on local and national issues like food justice and sustainability initiatives.”  The Read more »

A Calling Reaffirmed

by September 8, 2014
Rebecca Harnish, MD 2015, BS 2011.  Is an aspiring surgeon dedicated to personal and compassionate  healthcare.

Catalyst Magazine recently did an article on one of the Biology Department’s recent graduates Rebecca Harnish BS 2011, MD 2015. Rebecca learned much during her undergraduate and medical school education and has found her passion as a surgeon with a dedication to quality healthcare. “When you catch a glimpse of the patient Read more »

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