Leach presents at national symposium

This summer, sophomore MSUM Biochemistry and Biotechnology major Kelsey Leach was invited to give an oral presentation at the national SEA-PHAGES Annual Symposium organized by Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). Her presentation was entitled “Isolation and Characterization of Microbacterium phage Etta and Discovery of Bacteriophage Vers using a Novel Antarctic Cryobacterium Isolate.” This research project began as part of a […]

Molly Strong inducted into ΧΩΛ honor society

At the 2015 national meeting of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, junior Biochemistry and Biotechnology major Molly Strong was inducted into ΧΩΛ, the ASBMB Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honors Society. Honor Society membership requires excellence in academics, undergraduate research, and scientific outreach. Molly is the first MSUM student to receive this honor. Molly does her research in […]

Biochemistry and Biotechnology grad enrolled in the MD program at St. George’s School of Medicine

Manasvi Kulshrestha, B.S. in Biochemistry and Biotechnology ’13, has entered the MD program at St. George’s School of Medicine in Grenada. Although the campus is situated in the Caribbean, she was selected to complete her first year at Northumbria University in Newcastle, England as a member of the University’s Keith B. Taylor Global Scholars Program. Kulshrestha did her senior research […]

MSUM Alum Margaret Zimmerman wins American Society of Physiology Predoctoral Research Award

Margaret Zimmerman received the prestigious American Physiology Society: Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Predoctoral Research Recognition Award at the 2013 Experimental Biology Meeting. Zimmerman’s abstract entitled “Ang (1-7) has a Greater Contribution to the Blood Pressure Lowering Effects of AT1 Receptor Blockade in Female Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats (SHR) Compared to Males” was one of three finalists chosen to compete for the […]

Congratulations to Student Research Grant award winners in Biosciences and Chemistry

Students in the Departments of Biosciences and Chemistry submitted proposals for the Fall 2012 Student Research Grants offered by MSUM. Students who received grants were announced in mid-November. Congratulations to Biochem/Biotech students: Harrison Pantera, Rachel Walsh, Nicholas Berthelsen, Alex Novak, and Clarice Wallert. Also, congratulations to Biosciences students: Calvin Flander, Olivia Hansen, Julie Piche, Brittney Rother, Evangeline Holley, Kari Mrosla […]