Tag: microbiology

Hats Off to the Graduates

Natasha Burrell

From the 2020 Collegian | We are so proud of all of our incredible 2020 Arts and Sciences graduates. To celebrate their resilience, ingenuity, and dedication to their education, we want to highlight a few of our newest alumni. Join us in congratulating the Class of 2020! Lota Erinne | English and Finance My Post-Graduate Plans: I’m currently proofreading for Grammarly and participating in a book editing mentorship, and next year I’ll be working as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant […]

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Aly Gutierrez ’21, Microbiology

Aly Gutierrez

Aly Gutierrez, a senior from Charlotte, NC, is a microbiology major with minors in chemistry and food and nutrition. After graduation, she plans to attend medical school and become a physician-scientist specializing in the gut microbiome. How did you choose your major? What sparked your interest in the field? Biology was always one of my favorite subjects in high school, but I became more specifically interested in microbiology because of how interesting it was to learn about the organisms that […]

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Meeting of the Minds

From the July 2014 Desktop News | Imagine meeting the winner of a Nobel Prize. Now imagine spending an entire week with 38 Nobel Prize winners. That is the opportunity of a lifetime that Brandon Hill, a doctoral student in the Department of Biological Sciences, had this summer. Along with about 600 other young researchers from 80 countries, Hill was selected from a group of some 1,500 applicants to attend the 2014 Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany, […]

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Sobecky Honored for Contributions to Environmental Microbiology

Biology professor Dr. Patty Sobecki was recognized recently for her contributions to microbiology.Dr. Patty Sobecky, professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, was recently awarded the James C. Freeley Award from the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology in recognition of her contributions to environmental microbiology. Environmental biology is the study of the composition and physiology of microbial communities in a specific environment, and is just one of the specialized areas of biology that is represented […]

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