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Featuring news, updates and stories by and for the CBS community, Connect is your resource for the latest from the College of Biological Sciences.

Something Old and Something New

Land purchase near Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories creates new opportunities for research.

Itasca

Aerial photo of the property recently purchased near Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories.

RECITE-ing Science, Across Cultures

Sehoya Cotner joins effort to expand climate change research and science communication for students across international boundaries.

Sehoya Cotner in Svalbard

Sehoya Cotner poses with a polar bear crossing sign in Svalbard, Norway.

Harmful Turned Harmless

Mikael Elias and colleagues engineer an enzyme that rapidly neutralizes the toxicity of common pesticides and herbicides.

Mikael Elias in his lab

Michael Elias in his lab in St. Paul.

Getting Down to Business

With biology-based solutions moving into the foreground, cross-sector collaborations between industry and academia present a unique opportunity to drive innovation and train students.

Fernando Bazan

Fast Forward

New Grand Challenges Postdoctoral Program Cohort Announced

Four postdoctoral researchers launch cross-disciplinary projects that ask questions relating to the environment, health and education


Project Title: Examining the influence of fungal community composition and substrate chemistry on the soil carbon response to N fertilization.
Postdoctoral Researcher: Allison Gill
Faculty Advisors: Sarah Hobbie and Jonathan Schilling