Congratulations to all of the students who received special awards at our annual Honors Awards Ceremony, on April 26, 2019. Outstanding undergraduate students and graduate students were recognized for a variety of teaching, instruction, and leadership awards.
Congratulations to the Biology majors who contributed 92 posters at the Spring STEM Conference (March 29)! At this event, energetic students showcased research projects and interests on an topics ranging from impacts of hurricanes in the Caribbean, microbial communities of soil, effects of stress on vertebrate physiology, and evolution of zebra… more »
Joshua Renfroe was born in Atlanta, GA and raised in Los Angeles. After graduating from the University of California, Los Angeles with a BA in Philosophy and minor in Biomedical Research, he returned to Atlanta to study at Georgia State University’s School of Public Health and earn his MPH in epidemiology.… more »
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 »
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 »
PhD student Mr. Michael Alex Thomas receives NIH National Research Service Award for his research project “Role of sensory neuron ghrelin signaling in regulating metabolic homeostasis”. Mr. Thomas is currently mentored by Dr. Bingzhong Xue.
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 »
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 »
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 »