Featuring news, updates and stories by and for the CBS community, Connect is your resource for the latest from the College of Biological Sciences.
In a time when our differences so often foster conflict, misunderstanding, and divisiveness, Melat Weldeselasie takes a decidedly different approach.
What are you most excited about at the moment?
I'm excited about our new Cellular and Organismal Physiology major. The University of Minnesota Board of Regents approved the new major in February at its most recent meeting. The major will cover the physiology of all major organism groups — microbes, plants, animals, humans — and include the evolutionary underpinnings of organismal physiology. More information is coming, but the new major is going to be available to our undergraduates beginning this fall.
In Tomorrow and Beyond, Dr. Goodall will shed light on the person behind the globe-trotting international icon: A UN Messenger of Peace, Dame of the British Empire and the subject of countless articles and television programs.
Sarah Malmquist’s adventures in higher education have taken her from foggy mornings of Seattle to busy evenings on Long Island. But last semester, the often seemingly endless winters of Minnesota called her back.
Much like humans, plants exhibit immune responses to invading pathogens.
Isn't life fascinating? It gets even more interesting when you put three University of Minnesota experts with distinct perspectives together in the same room for an unscripted, free-flowing discussion. Join us for science-y fun and curiosity-driven conversations about how biology affects our lives and what it means for our future.