Faculty in the College of Biological Sciences conduct research on a broad range of subjects, from molecules to ecosystems, and make discoveries that improve human health, restore the environment, provide new sources of renewable energy and enhance agriculture. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS faculty.
Editor’s note: In this new series we’ll showcase highly cited research by College of Biological Sciences faculty.
I work with many incredibly talented faculty and staff to set a course for the college. It’s one of the things I love most about my job. This job comes with great responsibility, and I feel a particular obligation to ensure that we always act with integrity and transparency to achieve our mission.
It may come as a surprise, but one in 250 kids has a genetic form of high cholesterol. It may come as less of a surprise that many of them go undiagnosed. Catching the condition early is key.
Sleeping and eating are linked in many species and often there’s a tradeoff between the two activities.
Longtime faculty member Peter Tiffin recently stepped into a new role as department head for Plant and Microbial Biology.
Yue Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Development, received an
Summer in Minnesota: a time for boating on the lakes, spending time outdoors, enjoying the extra daylight and a key time for growing crops. For many soybean farmers, however, a certain parasitic roundworm can potentially wreak havoc on their harvest.