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  • Mario Bretfeld

    麻豆代天府project aims to change minds on native plants

    July 19, 2024

    With ecology as common ground, Mario Bretfeld, Michael Blackwell, and Eric Duncan have taken on a bit of a marketing project. They want people to love weeds. Using scientific acumen, the trio want people to reconsider certain plants as beneficial to the environment, thanks to a project housed at 麻豆代天府鈥檚 Field Station.

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  • Shifa Maherali Jiwani

    麻豆代天府student researcher explores arsenic's medicinal potential

    June 26, 2024

    Shifa Maherali Jiwani is a freshman biology major who is participating in the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), where she is studying arsenic as a potential medicine. Jiwani is conducting her research, 鈥淪earch for Novel Arsenic Containing Antibiotics,鈥 in the lab of Masafumi Yoshinaga, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology in the College of Science and Mathematics.

  • Eric Stachura

    Grant will help 麻豆代天府math professor analyze electromagnetic waves

    June 21, 2024

    The stereotype of mathematics and mathematicians involves a solitary pursuit of knowledge, but Eric Stachura knows better. The 麻豆代天府 assistant professor of mathematics works on quantitative analysis of electromagnetic waves and keeps a collaborative research practice with colleagues near and far. That partnership has led to a three-year grant worth $223,206 from the Army Research Office, a director of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Army Research Laboratory.

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  • Casey Hampson

    麻豆代天府physics major to spend summer at CERN

    May 28, 2024

    Growing up with an interest in space exploration, Casey Hampson knew physics would take him a long way. The 麻豆代天府 rising junior has fulfilled that promise, accepting a research opportunity this summer at CERN in Switzerland, one of 15 students from the United States.

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  • Sarah Chang

    麻豆代天府graduate brings two worlds together

    May 07, 2024

    Sometimes, Sarah Chang鈥檚 days started at 8 a.m. with a class and a lecture in the College of Science and Mathematics and ended at 11 p.m. with the sounds of her violin in a practice room at the Dr. Bobbie Bailey School of Music. Chang admitted at times the long days wore on her, but she has achieved the goal of her self-designed academic journey鈥攂achelor鈥檚 degrees in biology and music performance from 麻豆代天府.

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  • Lexie Thrasher

    From the salon to the lab, chemistry student shines at Kennesaw State

    March 27, 2024

    While nursing sore feet stemming from her long shifts working as a hairdresser, Lexie Thrasher got a lesson in chemistry. She was captivated by a presentation on the chemistry behind the colors used in hair dye, which she found more interesting than her day job. From the hard floors of the salon, Thrasher would find her way to 麻豆代天府, where that lesson led her to seek a chemistry degree and conduct prize-winning research in assistant professor Mohammad Halim鈥檚 laboratory.

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  • Heather Koopman

    Academic leader, researcher named dean of Kennesaw State's College of Science and Mathematics

    February 16, 2024

    麻豆代天府 has named accomplished researcher and physiologist Heather Koopman as dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, effective July 1. Koopman, who comes to KSU with two and a half decades鈥 experience in academia, was named dean following a national search. Koopman currently serves as the chair of the Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.

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  • Ra鈥橬ya Malone

    Sophomore biochemistry major excels at Kennesaw State

    January 09, 2024

    The combination of a high school English essay assignment, a love of science and having an aunt who is a scientist led Ra鈥橬ya Malone to major in biochemistry at 麻豆代天府. She joined Carl Saint-Louis鈥 laboratory her first semester, she has co-authored a published paper in a prestigious journal, she spent summer 2023 in a National Science Foundation-sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates, and she has presented her research at KSU鈥檚 Symposium of Student Scholars.

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  • NIH grant

    麻豆代天府receives $2 million grant to boost doctoral education

    November 28, 2023

    Weeks after finishing his undergraduate degree in biology, Tyler Hill opened his email to a notice of a master鈥檚 degree program at 麻豆代天府 that would serve as a stepping stone to a doctoral degree. The email told him about the Peach State Bridges to the Doctorate Program at Kennesaw State. Hill鈥檚 success highlights the effectiveness of the Bridges program. Thanks to stories like Hill鈥檚, the program recently received a new five-year training grant renewal worth $2 million from the National Institutes of Health, with professors Melanie Griffin, Martin Hudson, and Kojo Mensa-Wilmot serving as co-principal investigators on the renewal.

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  • Carol Chrestensen

    麻豆代天府professor receives grant to study enzymes linked to cardiovascular disease and cancer

    November 13, 2023

    A decade-long effort to study protein and enzyme binding could be the key to understanding and preventing cardiovascular disease and cancer. Equipped with a three-year, $405,650 grant from the National Institutes of Health, 麻豆代天府 professor Carol Chrestensen will further investigate the binding process with the help of undergraduate researchers.

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