MSUM students are now participating in a unique Classroom-Based Undergraduate Research (CURE) project, which aims to tackle antibiotic resistance. “SEA-PHAGES (Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science) is a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course that begins with simple digging in the soil to find new viruses, but progresses through a variety of microbiology techniques and eventually to complex […]
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 […]
The Strong Endowment, established by the late Judy Strong, former Associate Vice President, Dean, and Chemistry Department chair and professor, is supporting nine research projects, involving over 20 Minnesota State University Moorhead students in three departments this summer.