Brianna Galbreath, a Masters student in AEM, was awarded the 2017 Anthony Shuker Scientific Poster Award for her work entitled “Bioconversion of acrylonitrile and acrylamide using non-immobilized and immobilized cells of Rhodococcus rhodochrous DAP 96253”.
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 »
This series, sponsored by the interdisciplinary Molecular Basis of Disease area of focus, will take place on March 10 – 11, 2016 at both the Petit Science Center and Emory School of Medicine. To see a full schedule of events, visit the MBD Events page. To register for this event, visit the registration… more »
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 »
The Biology Department lost one of it’s own last month after a long illness. Read about his impact on the department and his students.
Drs. Ritu Aneja and Charlie Benson were both recently recognized for their contributions and dedication to research. Read about not only their accomplishments but that of others in the department on the Awards & Honors page.
Stephen Estes will defend his dissertation titled “Roles of Gaseous Neuromodulators NO and CO in Determining Neuronal Electrical Activity and Growth Cone Motility” on Thursday, July 9 at 3 p.m. The defense will take place in the Petit Science Center, room 124. Stephen’s advisor and the convener of the defense is Dr. Vincent Rehder. Best… more »