Category Archives: Biology

Biology student Courtney A. Follit wins P.E.O. scholar award

Congratulations Courtney A. Follit,  Ph.D. student in molecular and cellular biology. She is one of 85 doctoral students nationwide selected to receive a $15,000 scholar award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by Chapter CQ of Dallas. Courtney is … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the 2015 Research Day Award Winners

Congratulations to all the Dedman College students who received 2015 Research Day awards. The goal of Research Day  is to foster communication between students in different disciplines, give students the opportunity to present their work in a professional setting, and … Continue reading

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Students honor Dedman College professors’ excellence with 2015 HOPE Awards

SMU’s Department of Residence Life and Student Housing honored 45 exceptional University educators, 26 Dedman College professors, at the 2015 HOPE Awards Banquet. HOPE (Honoring Our Professors’ Excellence) Award recipients are named through student staff member nominations as professors who … Continue reading

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Congratulations Dr. Santosh D’Mello, 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient

Dr. D’Mello has been selected by the Council of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine as one of the 2015 recipients of the Distinguished Scientist Award. Distinguished Scientists will be announced at the Society’s annual Socializer and Awards Presentation at the … Continue reading

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Santosh D’Mello, Biological Sciences, transcriptomics identifies genes and signaling pathways that may regulate neurodegenerative diseases

Science Codex Originally Posted: Feb. 12, 2015 Massive elimination of neurons is a critical aspect of normal nervous system development but also represents a defining feature of neurodegenerative pathologies, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and amyotrophic lateral … Continue reading

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Dedman College students Jessica Leija and Katherine Mejia mentioned in a story about a local publication’s anniversary

KERA News D Magazine is marking its 40th anniversary with a diverse list of personalities that suggest a new currency of power in the city. A special issue and exhibit at Klyde Warren Park feature portraits of these individuals — … Continue reading

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Graduate student reception scheduled for September 25

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Dedman College student Katherine Mejia volunteers for Dallas-based Citysquares food-on-the-move program to combat summer hunger

Dallas Morning News- Sophomore, English and Biology major, Katherine Mejia volunteers for Dallas-based Citysquares food-on-the-move program to combat summer hunger. READ MORE

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Congratulations Lawrence S. Ruben

Lawrence S. Ruben, Professor of Biological Sciences, retires with emeritus status in 2013-14. Read More Here

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Read biologist Johannes H. Bauer’s latest research

Read the latest research being carried out in the fruit fly lab of SMU biologist Johannes H. Bauer, including articles from the New York Times, Prevention Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Atlantic. READ MORE

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