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Back to the Start

Aaron Engelhart and Kate Adamala join NASA-funded team with the aim of finding the origins of life.

NASA

In pondering the big questions of life, few are bigger than, ‘Where did we come from?’ Aaron Engelhart and Kate Adamala are undaunted.

Checking in with Dean Forbes -- March 2019

I recently shared the College’s FY20 Compact and the 2018 Annual Report. I encourage you to spend some time reviewing these documents when you have a chance. Taken together, the College’s compact and annual report provide a snapshot of our past, present and future. The contents of both documents speak to what we have achieved and what we can yet achieve through our collective efforts.

Alumni at Work: Sarah Bloch, Ph.D.

A background in synthetic biology and microbial metabolism, and experience working across disciplines started Bloch on a path to a leadership role at a burgeoning Bay Area biotech firm.

Sarah Bloch

2019 Spring Science Fling

Hear lightning science talks about research being conducted at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve at the 2019 Cedar Creek Spring Science Fling on Friday, March 15. Faculty and researchers will share fast, five-minute talks on their latest findings at the University's field station in East Bethel, Minnesota. Stop by 335 Borlaug Hall on St. Paul campus between 2-5 p.m. on March 15 to learn more about research happening at Cedar Creek!

Cedar Creek Spring Science Fling

Seeking a Clearer Picture of an Elusive Enzyme

A new technology offers researchers the chance to decode the structural makeup of methane’s conversion to methanol.

Jason and Rahul
Jason Jones (pictured left) and Dr. Rahul Banerjee (pictured right) at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center

Opting Outside

GreenCorps Member Tillery Bailey helps students develop an interest in the natural world at Cedar Creek.

Tillery Bailey

Filling the gap

Reme Abulu looks to medicine as a way to deal with disparities and representation in healthcare.

Reme Abulu

Reme Abulu looks at disparities in our healthcare system and sees more than a list of problems to solve. For the College of Biological Sciences undergraduate and aspiring physician, some of these systemic issues are personal.