Sullivan Scholarships are designated “for expanding biological horizons.” Funds for undergraduate travel are provided from an endowment based on a bequest from the late Professor of Biology, Dr. Robert L. Sullivan. Students receiving awards this year will use them during spring break or summer to participate in field courses led by Wake Forest faculty. These courses are Bird…
Associate Professor of Biology Sarah Esstman has been awarded the Robert and Debra Lee Faculty Fellowship. This three-year award is given by the College in recognition of Dr. Esstman’s outstanding record of teaching and scholarship. Since joining the Biology faculty in 2017, Professor Esstman has taught courses in virology and molecular biology and led a…
Congratulations! We are proud to announce that WFU Biology members have had the following proposals funded: Dr. Ke Zhang‘s proposal entitled “Investigation of multifunctional proteins that integrate packaging RNPs, RNA export, and translation” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Regina Cordy‘s proposal entitled “A systems biology investigation of the interplay…
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $3 million grant to a team of Wake Forest researchers led by Dr. Gloria Muday. The research team also included Dr. James B. Pease, Assistant Professor of Biology, and a previous undergraduate student of Muday’s at Wake Forest: Dr. Mark A. Johnson (’93). This grant will help…
The National Science Foundation awarded $900,000 to an interdisciplinary group led by Dr. Gloria Muday examining how hormones affect growth and development of the roots of Arabidopsis thaliana, which is a genetic model used to provide insight into other plants. This collaborative grant brings together researchers in biology, computer science and mathematics who began working together…
Sullivan Scholarship for Expanding Biological Horizons (Submission Deadline February 17, 2017) As the result of a generous bequest from the late Professor of Biology, Dr. Robert L. Sullivan, the Department of Biology is able to offer the Sullivan Scholarship program. Undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing biological studies beyond the classroom at Wake Forest may apply…
Congratulations to William E. Conner, professor of Biology, whose proposal entitled “Acoustic Aposematism, Mimicry, and Sonar Jamming in the Bat-Moth Arms Race” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Congratulations to Gloria K. Muday, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Arabidopsis 2010 Project Collaborative Research: Modeling Biological Networks in Arabidopsis through Integration of Genomic, Proteomic, and Metabolomic Data” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Congratulations to T. Michael Anderson, Assistant Professor of Biology, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of tree recruitment limitation across a savanna soil moisture availability gradient” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Congratulations to Dave Anderson, professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “LTREB: Evolutionary Ecology of Seabird Reproductive Life Histories (DEB 0842199)” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
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