At the College of Biological Sciences we learn biology by doing biology, and our faculty are on the cutting edge of research and discovery in the field. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities concerning research at CBS.
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.
Aaron Engelhart (furthest right) and Kate Adamala (second right) with a few of the graduate students in their labs helping launch the NASA project.
Nathan Springer (pictured left) and Neil Olszewski (pictured right)
Two comprehensive global assessments of biodiversity and land degradation and restoration, produced by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), were recently approved at an IPBES Plenary in Medellín, Colombia. IPBES has 129 State Members, including the United States.
Lesley Knoll, station biologist at Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories, is taking her love of photography and science to the world of social media. She recently launched the #lake365 project. The goal: to take a photo of Lake Itasca from the same spot each day for a year.