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Mourning the loss of Rita De Labra Saucedo

Mourning the loss
   May 26, 2021

The Department of Biological Sciences mourns the loss of one of our undergraduate major students sophomore Rita De Labra Saucedo who passed away on May 13, 2021.

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UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens opens Polly's Garden to honor former undergraduate student

UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens opens Polly's Garden to honor former undergraduate student
   May 26, 2021

Polly Rogers, a Sophomore at UNC Charlotte, tragically passed away in May 2018. She was young, beautiful, and full of life. Polly was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority at UNC Charlotte and was studying special education in the Cato College of Education. She was warm and very caring to all who had the pleasure of knowing her....

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Team of Biological Sciences graduate students and professors find impact of pre-existing conditions on COVID-19

   May 26, 2021

Team of Biological Sciences graduate students and professors find impact of pre-existing conditions on COVID-19

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2021 Graduate Student Annual Awards

2021 Graduate Student Annual Awards
   April 13, 2021

2021 Graduate Student Annual Awards

 

 

 

Publication: Daniel Kepple
Oral Presentation: Nitika
Poster Presentation: Cheikh Dieng
Teaching Assistant (1000-2000 level): Katherine Holtzman
Teaching Assistant (3000-4000 level):...

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Third-year biology major fueled by his passion to serve others

   March 16, 2021

Third-year biology major DeAndre Guyton, fueled by his passion to serve others, has his sights on medical school following graduation.

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DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics

DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics
   February 1, 2021

Congratulations to our graduate student, Farida Yasmin, who received the very prestigious and competitive award: “DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics” from Genetics Society of America (GSA). The selection is based on the significance of research, productivity including publication record, service and leadership. Only 9-10...

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What's for dinner?

   January 11, 2021

Dr. Richard Chi is a cell biologist who is trying to figure out what’s for dinner― at the cellular level. Cells need to eat and drink, just like us! However, instead of the many food options we have at our whim, cellular diet is restricted to a constant intake of environmental fluids and nutrients, referred to as endocytosis. When all the food is gone, cells prolong their lives by deriving...

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Black Students in Science Club (BSS)

Black Students in Science Club (BSS)
   October 26, 2020

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UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence

UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence
   September 18, 2020

The UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence is one of the most important and prestigious traditions at UNC Charlotte.  This award honors outstanding non-tenure track teachers on our campus and provides an example of the University’s commitment to excellence in teaching.

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Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative

Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative
   June 9, 2020

Materials for an anti-racism initiative have been created by a group of Goldwater Scholars, forwarded by UNC Charlotte scholar Megan Mitchem (Gaston College, BIO) [Current SPARC4 scholar at UNCC]. Although it is directed toward those in STEM, the message is far broader and appropriate for all. Thanks to Megan and the other scholars for their ambitious and...

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