Doctoral student named Janssen Scholar of Oncology – School of Medicine News

Julio Pimentel, a fourth-year doctoral candidate in Cancer Biology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine, was named a member of the inaugural Janssen Scholar of Oncology Diversity Engagement Program by Johnson & Johnson’s pharmaceutical companies. The program seeks to provide mentorship from senior industry leaders and develop essential skill sets valued in scientific … Read more

Graduate School launches inaugural HBCU Summer Research Program in effort to diversify student recruitment – Today@Wayne

In a new effort to extend and diversify its national outreach to potential graduate and doctoral students, Wayne State University is playing host over the next two weeks to an assortment of students from North Carolina A&T University, a historically Black college, with hopes of eventually recruiting them to campus to pursue master’s and Ph.D. … Read more

Maple Ridge student recognized for research excellence – Maple Ridge News

Trying to catch Heather Kelly of Maple Ridge can be a bit tricky. It seems the UFV biology standout and recent graduate is always on the go, spreading her knowledge and passion for scientific research with the world. Recently, she was at the UFV Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, where she gave an inspiring speech on … Read more

Doctoral student studies evolution in rainforest lizards

Janelle Talavera sat in the back of her biology class at California State University, Northridge, close to the door and utterly disengaged. As a first-year student, she has opted for a nursing major as a kind of default, unsure what other paths lay open. Hence the required biology class, which left her bored out of … Read more

Father figures: Biological connection not required to put a stamp on young person’s life | Entertainment/Life

In the past few weeks, my father has been my family’s top priority. He’s sick. To see him weak and unable to do the things he’s taken for granted for nearly 81 years has been a shock to the system. Two weeks ago, Herdis Harzheim-Sambeth, who lives in Tiefenbronn, a small town near Stuttgart, Germany, … Read more

Father figures: Biological connection not required to put a stamp on young person’s life |

In the past few weeks, my father has been my family’s top priority. He’s sick. To see him weak and unable to do the things he’s taken for granted for nearly 81 years has been a shock to the system. Two weeks ago, Herdis Harzheim-Sambeth, who lives in Tiefenbronn, a small town near Stuttgart, Germany, … Read more

UHV biology student receives two summer fellowships | News

Toward the end of 2021, Morgen Glenn sent out applications for several summer fellowships and internships and hoped for the best. What the University of Houston-Victoria student did not expect was to receive two offers. Glenn, a UHV senior biology and pre-med student, was chosen as a research fellow for the Laney Graduate School Summer … Read more

reflections of a graduating biology student – Palatinate

By Michelle Leung My university experience was definitely not what I thought it would be like. Describing my three-year biology course as ‘heavily affected’ would be an understatement. After all, multiple strikes and a pandemic did reduce the amount of ‘normal’ teaching time that I received to about a year. However, the few months of … Read more

Bethlehem College: School needs to approve student names align with biological sex

A Christian college is under fire for asking parents to acknowledge a belief that marriage is between a man and a woman – something LGBTQIA + lawyer Gordy Lockhart has labeled “discriminatory”. But Tauranga’s Bethlehem College says the statement is not intended to tell anyone what they are required to believe but to “transparently explain … Read more

UHV NewsWire – UHV biology student receives two summer fellowships

Morgen Glenn, a University of Houston-Victoria senior biology and pre-med student, looks at cells being grown in a laboratory at UHV. Glenn was recently chosen as a research fellow for the Laney Graduate School Summer Opportunity for Academic Research at Emory University in Atlanta, and as an intern for the American Cancer Society Diversity in … Read more