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Jennifer Stanford and Daniel Marenda Awarded an NSF NRT Grant

September 08, 2015
Jennifer Stanford, PhD and Daniel Marenda, PhD

Jennifer Stanford, PhD and Daniel Marenda, PhD were awarded an NSF NRT grant....

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Elias Spiliotis Featured in The Journal of Cell Biology

August 17, 2015
Elias Spiliotis, PhD

Elias Spiliotis, PhD is featured in the People & Ideas column of The Journal of Cell Biology...

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Where Commerce and Conservation Clash: Bushmeat Trade Grows with Economic Prosperity in 13-Year Study

August 03, 2015
Rivas - Bushmeat Market

The bushmeat market in the city of Malabo is bustling—more so today than it was nearly two decades ago, when Gail Hearn, PhD, began what is now one of the region’s longest continuously running studies of commercial hunting activity. At the peak of recorded activity in 2010, on any given day more tha...

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Non-STEM Students Equally Benefit from Undergraduate Research, Study Finds

July 31, 2015
2014 Star Scholar Showcase

Undergraduate research has been shown to have a positive effect on student retention and achievement, but most of the work to understand the benefits of undergraduate research has focused primarily on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students. Drexel University researchers dis...

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Shivanthi Anandan Awarded SEED Grant from Drexel ExCite Center

July 29, 2015
Shivanthi Anandad SEED grant proposal

Drexel Biology is excited to announce that Dr. Shivanthi Anandan was awarded a SEED grant from Drexel's ExCITE Center....

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BGSA Won Most Community-Oriented Organization Award

June 05, 2015
BGSA Award for most Community-Oriented Organization

BGSA Won the Most Community-Oriented Organization Award for 2014-2015 at the Graduate Student Days....

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Senior Seminar Reception and Proposal Awards

June 04, 2015
Biology Senior Seminar Presenters 2015

On June 4th, we hosted a showcase and reception to celebrate the great achievements and upcoming graduation of our BIO seniors!...

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Jennifer Stanford and Monica Togna Receive Teaching and Service Awards

May 17, 2015
Monica Togna, PhD and Jennifer Stanford, PhD

Jennifer Stanford, PhD and Monica Togna, PhD were recognized by the Office of the Provost for the 2014-2015 University Teaching and Service Awards....

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Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology

May 06, 2015
Philadelphia Science Festival

Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywide celebrations to date. More than 200 regional partner organizations from museums to cultural centers and educational institutions will present over ...

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Aleister Saunders, Nianli Sang and Haizhi Wang Co-authors on Manuscript

April 30, 2015
Saunders, Sang, Wang Manuscript Abstract

Aleister Saunders, PhD and Ninali Sang, PhD, and Haizhi Wang, PhD student in Saunders lab are co-authors on a manuscript published in Biochemistry, a journal of the American Cancer Society....

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Call for STEM Presenters at Start Talking Science 2015

April 23, 2015
Start Talking Science

Drexel faculty in the STEM fields are invited to submit their research for consideration at Start Talking Science 2015, a free public event where researchers present non-technical posters to local students and the community in order to make STEM research more accessible....

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Studies of Africa's Most Endangered Chimpanzees Show Complex Evolutionary Past, Perilous Future

January 21, 2015

In central Cameroon, two different subspecies of chimpanzees live on opposite banks of the Sanaga River, the only instance of two different chimp subspecies living in the wild in a single country. The area is roughly at the geographic center of the range for all four known subspecies of these great ...

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