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Matt Chumchal and Laura Luque published an article on study aboard experiences for Pre-Health students in the 2020 edition of Apply Magazine

Matt Chumchal and Laura Luque published an article on study aboard experiences for Pre-Health students in the 2020 edition of Apply Magazine.  Apply Magazine is published by the Texas Health Education Service to help applicants to medical, dental and veterinary school become more competitive by understanding the application process on a deeper level.

The Williams lab gave four presentations at the 5th Horned Lizard Conservation Coalition meeting held at the Fort Worth Zoo

The Williams lab gave four presentations at the 5th Horned Lizard Conservation Coalition meeting held at the Fort Worth Zoo on Feb. 19, 2020. These meetings are composed of all the groups working on Texas horned lizard captive breeding and reintroduction efforts including zoos in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, Texas Parks and Wildlife, managers […]

The Williams lab published two papers. One paper resulted from a collaboration with the USDA to develop biological control for the invasive Brazilian peppertree in Florida and the other paper was the thesis work of Anna Frankel (M.S. 2011).

The Williams lab published two papers. One paper resulted from a collaboration with the USDA to develop biological control for the invasive Brazilian peppertree in Florida and the other paper was the thesis work of Anna Frankel (M.S. 2011). Jones, E., D.A. Williams,, and G.S. Wheeler. 2019. Life history and host range determination of Paectes […]

The Neurobiology of Aging group headed by Drs. Michael Chumley (Biology) and Gary Boehm (Psychology), has just published it’s 4th manuscript in 2019 and made three presentations at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2019. 

The Neurobiology of Aging group headed by Drs. Michael Chumley (Biology) and Gary Boehm (Psychology), has just published it’s 4th manuscript in 2019 and made three presentations at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2019.   Here is their 2019 publication list:   Eimerbrink, M. J.*, R. J. Pendry**, S. L. Hodges**, J. D. Wiles**, J. […]

Students from the Jeffries lab present their research at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America Meeting

Abbey Johnson (MS Biology 2019),  Julie Kryzkwa (MS Biology 2017, PhD Biology 2020), and Leah Thornton Hampton (MS Biology 2015, PhD Biology 2020) each delivered platform presentations at the SETAC North America Meeting in Toronto, Canada. Abbey delivered a presentation describing the results of a transcriptomics study, co-authored Peter Bruns (MS Biology 2018) and Dr. […]

The Chumchal/Drenner lab made presentations at the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP)  Scientific Symposium in Boulder, Colorado

The Chumchal/Drenner lab made presentations at the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP)  Scientific Symposium in Boulder, Colorado last week.   Maddy Hannappel (MS Biology 2019) presented a platform presentation at SETAC titled “The Effect of Body Size on Mercury Concentrations […]

Students in the Stewart Lab presented their research at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and a regional meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

Students in the Stewart Lab presented their research at the American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and a regional meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Christine Hurd (MS Biology 2020) presented a poster at ASHG and a talk in the PALB2 breakout session both titled “Classifying variants of unknown significance […]

Two students from the Amanda Hale & Dean Williams labs recently presented their research at scientific meetings

Two students from the Amanda Hale & Dean Williams labs recently presented their research at scientific meetings. Tom Stevens is a Ph.D. candidate and Austin Chipps is a MS student. TCU faculty co-authors include Amanda Hale and Dean Williams. Dr. Sara Weaver is on the faculty at Texas A&M San Antonio.   * denotes graduate […]

Michael Sawey and April Sawey (PhD in Science Education from TCU in ’09) co-authored a textbook entitled Issues in Biology.

Michael Sawey and April Sawey (PhD in Science Education from TCU in ’09) co-authored a textbook entitled Issues in Biology. Specifically written to appeal to the general public, this text is geared toward non-Biology majors. Issues in Biology focuses on increasing a student’s scientific literacy and Biology knowledge by using current, relevant issues that affect all […]

Angel Guyton, a Biology major and aspiring pediatrician from Arlington, TX, is the first recipient of the TCU’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Scholarship

Our Biology students are go-getters. Angel Guyton, a Biology major and aspiring pediatrician from Arlington, TX, is no exception! Angel is the first recipient of the TCU’s new Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Scholarship, which provides financial support to students interested in and committed to issues of violence facing indigenous women. Angel recognizes that “there […]