2012 Archives

Jan 03, 2013
  • ECU Biology

East-West Collaboration Program 2012

ECU Community – Happy New Year! Please recall that ECU conducted an internal seed grant competition, the East-West Collaboration Program, during fall semester 2012. The Division of Research and Graduate...

Nov 15, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Biology PhD Alum featured on BBC News for Millipede study

Nov 08, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Visit to Central Environmental Laboratory by Environmental Health and Safety student mock inspectors, and instructor Ms. Kelly Shook, finds flawless compliance

Aug 17, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Bio Living-Learning Community travels to Washington, NC

On Aug. 17, 2012, the 30 freshmen in the newly formed BioLL traveled to Washington, NC by bus with Drs. Mary Farwell, Enrique Reyes and Lee Sutton. The group was...

Aug 10, 2012
  • ECU Biology

ECU Celebrates Inauguration of Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Initiative

Aug 03, 2012
  • ECU Biology

John Stiller Elected President of Phycological (Algae) Society of America

Jul 20, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Jennifer Cudney-Burch (Rulifson lab) wins NOAA/Jones Award

Six North Carolina graduate students are among the winners of the 2012 Walter B. Jones Sr. Awards, issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The awards for Excellence in...

Jun 21, 2012
  • ECU Biology

McRae Lab Research in the News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (June 21, 2012) — Researchers are hoping to get a rare peek this summer at an elusive bird hiding in the marshes of Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge....

Jun 14, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Biology graduate students present at NC Capitol building

Jun 07, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Biology Homecoming Tailgate

DATE: Saturday, October 13, 2012 START TIME: 1:00 pm (Game at 4:30 pm) WE PROVIDE: Bratwurst, Veggie Burgers, & Drinks YOU PROVIDE: Good Cheer and antacids! LOCATION: Belk Building parking...

May 30, 2012
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Biology graduate students Scott Jones, Lauren McCarthy, Sam Mears, Evan Twomey and Lenny Yong awarded competitive research grants

Students Scott Jones (Chalcraft Lab), Lauren McCarthy (Chalcraft Lab), Sam Mears (McKinnon Lab), Evan Twomey (Summers lab) and Lenny Yong (McKinnon lab) PhD candidate Ewan Twomey was recently awarded an...

May 23, 2012
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Biology faculty members Christensen, Farwell, Hager, McKinnon and West honored at ECU awards day.

Christensen, Farwell, Hager, McKinnon and West Biology award nominees honored at the Founders Day University Awards Celebration and an associated celebration of patent holders were: Anthony Capehart (Board of Governors...

May 16, 2012
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Drew Cathey of the Kimmel lab won best oral presentation at the Southeastern Estuarine Research Society meeting.

Andrew M. Cathey was awarded Best Student Oral Presentation at the Southeastern Estuarine Research Society meeting in Beaufort, NC during 11-13 April, 2012. Drew received the award for his paper...

May 09, 2012
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Lindsay D. Leverett has received the prestigious ASB Student Research Award

Lindsay D. Leverett has received the prestigious ASB Student Research Award ($1000), at the 73rd annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Athens, GA, given for an especially meritorious...

May 02, 2012
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The BioLL-Bio Living-Learning Community-New in 2012!

Announcing Biology Living Learning Community (BioLL) and BioExcellence Scholarship program for incoming intended Biology and Biochemistry majors. Scholarship recipients will be chosen from the BioLL application pool.

Apr 15, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Congratulations to Jon Davenport

Congratulations to Jon Davenport who has been selected as this year's first-place winner of the ECU 2nd Annual Dissertation Award. He was recognized at the Research Week Recognition Luncheon on...

Feb 21, 2012
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Grant to benefit ECU biology, biochemistry majors

GREENVILLE (02/21/2012) - A national grant totaling more than $500,000 will fund scholarships for 24 high achieving, financially needy students to study biochemistry and science at East Carolina University. The...

Feb 17, 2012
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ECU biology professor selected as Sloan Research Fellow

GREENVILLE (02/17/2012) - An East Carolina University faculty member was honored this week with a Sloan Research Fellowship and $50,000 to further his research in ocean sciences. (http://www.sloan.org/fellowships/page/21) Dr. Matt...

Feb 15, 2012
  • ECU Biology

Biodiversity: Species choked and blended

A short review publication in Nature about new research on speciation in fish by a research group in Switzerland. ...

Dec 16, 2011
  • ECU Biology

ECU Biology Professor, Matt Schrenk, Ph.D., awarded $1.5 Million Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant

GREENVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2011) — Dr. Matthew O. Schrenk, assistant professor of biology at East Carolina University, received notification on Tuesday, Dec. 13, that he has been awarded a...