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Join SMART for Fall 2017

Apply to be a Peer Learning Consultant (peer tutor) for 2017-2018.  Visit their website for more information and application instructions.  Qualified applicants have a minimum 3.2 GPA and received a grade of "A" in the course(s) in which they hope to specialize/tutor.  

CBSelfie with Austin Hovland

This CBS undergrad is exploring the passion behind the petri dish.

Austin Hovland

What’s your major?
Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development.

What year in school are you?
Junior (Graduating)

Where is your hometown?
Jordan, MN

BioDays 2017

BioDays is a showcase of events hosted by CBS affiliated student groups exhibiting the applications of science in various fields ranging from industry to health care. Each day of the week, from March 27 to March 31, a student group will host an event ranging from networking to skill building events. The week will conclude with an ice cream social on Friday hosted by the CBS Student Board.

BioDays Events

2017 Foundations of Biology Poster Sessions

Students present in Biology 3004

Hear about the hands-on research experiences of CBS undergraduates at the spring 2017 Biology 3004 poster sessions. Students will talk about their research and findings from group projects done in the course. The poster sessions this spring include:

UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises

New to planning shipboard field work?  Wondering how to request research vessel time, or specific pieces of equipment? Need samples or data to initiate a research project? If so, take part in the “2017 UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruise.” This cruise and pre-cruise information workshop will instruct early career marine scientists (including Ph.D. students, post docs and first or second year faculty members) on how to effectively plan for, acquire, and utilize time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education.

CBSelfie with Erin Chappuis

This CBS senior explores the iniquities in a career field she’s helping others prepare for.

Erin ChappuisWhat’s your major?
Biology

What year in school are you?
Senior

Where is your hometown?
Eagan, Minnesota

Critical Care Research Center Internship

The Critical Care Research Center at Regions Hospital will be accepting applicants for their internship program, which runs June 2017 – June 2018. This internship provides the opportunity to become immersed in multiple aspects of clinical research ranging from NIH-funded trials to retrospective investigator-initiated trials at a Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center. Interns will spend the majority of time in the emergency department, allowing first-hand exposure to the medical field. 

Position with City Year

City Year believes education has the power to help every child reach his or her potential. Working to bridge the gap between the support that students actually need and what schools are designed to provide, City Year AmeriCorps members work in under-resourced schools across 28 cities to identify students who are at risk of not graduating on time with their peers.

Retiring Rankings

When it comes to teaching the tree of life, a new study finds that descent with modification is the way to go.

During evolution units, the phrase, “King Phillip Came Over For Good Soup,” echoes from introductory biology classrooms. Instructors use this mnemonic device to drive home the levels of taxonomic classification — kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species.