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Biology Department News
Ph.D. student has close eye on research, fellowship
Katelyn Sondereker received a research grant and fellowship award for her work in analyzing cells in the human eyeball.
Three of UA's own honored for strides in STEM fields
Among the 29 honorees chosen by Crain’s for its “Notable Women in STEM” issue are three professors in biology, engineering and education at UA.
Is spider silk stronger than steel? Biologist disentangles fact from fiction on ‘Mythbusters Jr. ’
Biology professor Dr. Todd Blackledge and several students gathered nearly 10 miles of silk from 40 golden silk orb-weaver spiders for some on-camera myth-busting on the Science Channel show.
Biology professor elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology
Dr. Hazel Barton joins the more than 2,400 worldwide leaders in the microbial sciences who work in basic and applied research, teaching, public health, industry and government services.
Skeleton keys: Scientist to study effects of opioid addiction on bones
The National Institute of Justice awarded a grant to Dr. Janna M. Andronowski, a forensic anthropologist, to research the effects of one of the costliest and fastest-growing epidemics in U.S.