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Biology Research at the PSU Showcase of Excellence

The Student Showcase of Excellence is an annual event in which students across campus share their research with PSU and the broader community through posters and oral presentations.   At this year’s Showcase on April 24th there were more than 100 student presentations, 17 of which emerged from research done in collaboration with 6 biology faculty […]

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Top 20 Seniors in Biology & Biotechnology

Three of our seniors were recently selected as “Top 20 Graduating Seniors” at PSU (L to R in photo):  John Gross (Biology), Rachael Glazner (Biology), and Kyle Brumfield (Biotechnology).  The Top 20 Seniors each year are selected by a committee of faculty and staff from across campus, based on their campus and community involvement, character, […]

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Annual Undergraduate Symposium

Biology student Rachael Glazner presented a research poster at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Symposium on Sustainability and the Environment at Bridgewater State University on November 22ndwith her faculty mentor Kerry Yurewicz.  Rachael’s poster, “Abiotic and biotic factors associated with variation in stream insect abundance at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH,” was one of 56 presented by […]

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Summer Science Camp

In July, Mike Son offered the first Summer Science Camp at PSU called Science Explorers.  This STEM initiated camp was designed to introduce basic sciences (plants/ecology, chemistry, biology & microbiology) to kids in grades 1 through 3.  The camp was very well received by the Science Explorers who were treated to demonstrations and presentations.

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Master Thesis Defense

Rebecca Anderson, a PhD student at the University of Rhode Island, presented her Masters Thesis Defense for her Master of Science in Biology at PSU on Friday, October 3rd at Boyd Science Center.  Becky discussed her ground-breaking research on the effects of the biomedical bleeding process on horseshoe crabs.  141003 Anderson Defense-Bio  

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PSU Accepts $1.5 Million Federal Grant for Scientific Research

Plymouth State University has been awarded over $1.5 million to support faculty research related to biomedical sciences.

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PSU Receives $300,000 Federal Grant to Continue Studies of Horseshoe Crabs

Grant Helps Students Gain Research-Based Knowledge

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Has the Clean Air Act Helped Reduce Acid Rain?

PSU Center for the Environment Awarded $1.1 million to Find Out

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