When Kip Thacker (B.S. Microbiology, ’76; Ph.D. Microbiology, ’84) enrolled in the University of Minnesota in fall 1973, he had planned to take courses with the aim of attending medical school after graduation.
The College of Biological Sciences has changed since CBS Steering Committee members Cheryl Quinn (BS Biochemistry and Microbiology ’85) and Robert Buck (BS Biology ’82) were accepted to
Mary Loveless keeps two large scrapbooks filled w
The College of Biological Sciences and the Bell Museum recently wrapped up a three-part series titled Probable Meets Possible this spring. The series brought scientists from across the University shared their thoughts on the probable challenges we face and possible advances that could have a profound impact on the future. Watch the discussions below.
What did you do before you came to the Conservatory and what drew you to work here?
Logan Stech has been named the 2020 high school intern for the Itasca Research Internship Program that is for a student of the White Earth Reservation. He will be part of three-week internship in July 2020 working with Jessica Gutierrez, Scientist and graduate student in Ecology, Evolution and Biology at the University of Connecticut.
Email sent to CBS faculty, staff and students on Monday June 1, 2020
Science is having a moment as the world looks to researchers to come to the rescue with COVID-19 treatments and, eventually, a vaccine. But this pandemic has exposed the tension between how science actually works and a public eager for immediate reassurance. While scientists around the world are working 24/7 to understand the coronavirus and share what they are learning as quickly as possible, the rush to publish may ultimately undermine scientific credibility as members of the media and others use provisional results to feed various narratives about the disease.