Ph.D. Spotlight

Posted On December 6, 2017
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Courtney Culpepper Ph.D. Candidate in Biology, GSU

Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, Courtney graduated in the top 10% of her high school class in 2009 and continued her education at Clark Atlanta University. Courtney studied biology at Clark for two years and then transferred to Morgan State University in Baltimore… more »

GSU Alumni Spotlight

Posted On December 5, 2017
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Alex Tremblay Ph.D. Biology 2016, GSU Visiting Assistant Professor and Teaching Fellow in Biology at Oxford College of Emory University

I graduated with my BS in Biology from a small engineering school, Southern Polytechnic State University, which is now a part of Kennesaw State University. Immediately following the completion… more »

Applied and Environmental Microbiology Students Active at recent Georgia Bio Innovation Summit

Posted On April 19, 2016
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For the past several years, Applied and Environmental Microbiology (AEM) graduate students have attended  and presented at the Georgia Bio Innovation Summit to enrich their professional networks and seek opportunities to become involved in Georgia’s growing biotech industry.   At this year’s meeting in October, 2017, AEM had one of their largest turnouts at the conference… more »

Frontiers in Biotechnology 2016

Posted On November 3, 2015
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Frontiers in Biotechnology is a Maymester course being offered this summer in Chengdu, China. It is sponsored by the Biology Department and will take place May 10 – 25, 2016 at Southwest Jiaotong University. This course will examine bioconversion and synthetic biology. The application deadline is February 2, 2016 and space is limited. For… more »

In Memorium – Dr. Timothy Bartness

Posted On October 5, 2015


Timothy J. Bartness (1953 – 2015)

Here we memorialize the achievements of our friend and colleague, Dr. Timothy J. Bartness, who has left an indelible mark on the people in this Department.

Tim joined the Biology Department at Georgia State University in 1988 as an Assistant Professor. He quickly rose through the ranks and… more »

Dissertation Defense: Ercan Cacan

Posted On May 22, 2015
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Ercan Cacan will defend his dissertation titled “Combating The Epigenome: Elucidation of Mechanisms Underlying Chemoresistance and Enhancing Tumor Immunogenicity” on Tuesday, May 26 at 3 p.m. The defense will take place in the Petit Science Center, room 124. Cacan’s advisor and the convener of the defense is Dr. Susanna Greer. Best wishes to you, Ercan!