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Reptile find

Posted in Beyond Campus on February 12, 2016

Grant Adams ’11 never expected to make a discovery in herpetology when he joined the Peace Corps.

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Lessons of Ebola

Posted in Academics & Research on January 13, 2016

Associate Professor Chris Weingart on Ebola—and what we’ve learned from last summer’s crisis.

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Listening closely

Posted in Beyond Campus on September 11, 2015

Laurel Symes ’07 talks about her interview on NPR’s Morning Edition and the meaning behind cricket chirps.

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Growing the data

Posted in Academics & Research on August 5, 2015

Two biology scholars establish field research that will reach future generations of students.

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Even sparrows in the prairies do it

Posted in Academics & Research on February 25, 2015

Sarah Winnicki ’16 turns her natural interest in birds into serious ornithology.

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Tiny troublemakers

Posted in Academics & Research on August 19, 2014

A group of Summer Scholars recently wrapped up their work with mosquitofish, a small but invasive species affecting amphibian populations.

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These are the good ol’ days

Posted in On Campus on May 16, 2014

Members of the Class of 2014 will officially join the alumni ranks tomorrow. They spent their last week as students relishing their Denison days.

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Genetic information

Posted in On Campus on March 27, 2014

Ronneberg Lecture guest Kristy Crooks talks with students about real world careers in genetics.

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The frog scientist

Posted in Academics & Research on February 25, 2014

Tyrone Hayes, a biologist from UC Berkley, shares his personal story—and some public health concerns.

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The End of the Knobel Era

The end of the Knobel era

Posted in On Campus on May 7, 2013

This summer, the Denison community will bid farewell to retiring President Dale Knobel and his wife, Tina, after 15 years of leadership.

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Rachel Laughlin '14 used images of bacteria cultures in her Advanced Photogray course.

Art magnified

Posted in Academics & Research on November 16, 2012

Rachel Laughlin ’14 combined biology and photography to create stunning images featuring scenes from under the microscope.

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The Odd Couple

The odd couple

Posted in Academics & Research on May 9, 2012

Biology and computer science are like peanut butter and chocolate—two great academic fields that work well together.

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Cell Intel

Cell intel

Posted in Academics & Research on April 10, 2012

Newly tenured biology professor Lina Yoo has a passion for teaching immunology, and she takes pride in the pursuits of her students.

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Extraordinary Medicine

Extraordinary medicine

Posted in Beyond Campus on July 26, 2011

From the lab to the big screen, Dr. Barry Byrne ’78 is using viruses to treat a form of muscular dystrophy.

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Family Ties

The human family tree

Posted in On Campus on July 22, 2011

We gathered up to talk about human roots this week, in advance of geneticist Spencer Wells’ visit to campus this fall.

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Monkeying With Molecular Motors

Monkeying with molecular motors

Posted in Academics & Research on July 20, 2011

What keeps organic cells humming? Prof. Rinna Tehver was just awarded a grant to study molecular motors.

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How to Catch An Iguana

How to catch an iguana

Posted in Academics & Research on July 8, 2011

Bio students travel to the Bahamas for hands-on (literally) research of the most endangered iguanas in the world.

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The Singing Surgeon

The singing surgeon

Posted in Beyond Campus on June 10, 2011

Former Hilltopper Paul Bryson ’00 belted out the National Anthem to raise awareness about vocal health, and it’s pretty clear that this doctor follows his own medical advice.

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Holly Menninger '00

Creepy crawly cakes

Posted in Beyond Campus on January 13, 2011

This tasty TV science project is a cake walk for Holly Menninger ’00.

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Diving Into DNA Research

Diving into DNA research

Posted in Academics & Research on January 10, 2011

Two students have been looking under the hood for ways to repair DNA damage.

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Making a Splash

Making a splash

Posted in Academics & Research on October 14, 2010

Biology majors Jennifer Clemmer ’11 and Eliza Miller ’11 go knee-deep into Denison’s ponds, looking for clues to understand the ecosystem’s delicate balance.

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Mark Magnus ’11, Eric Stachura ’11, Lin Mu ’11

Water of life

Posted in Beyond Campus on October 12, 2010

Students win a $10,000 prize and spend a month in China to help give a town new hope and resources for clean water.

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Real-Life Sci-Fi

Real-life sci-fi

Posted in On Campus on October 7, 2010

In the latest Spectrum Series installment, best-selling author Rebecca Skloot talks ethics and genetics.

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Summer Scholars Science Symposium

Blinding with science

Posted in Academics & Research on September 3, 2010

It was all about nucleotides, polymerases, and PR2 yesterday, as students showcased their summer research at the Science Scholars Research Symposium. Get yourself photoexcited by our Flickr slideshow!

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