Texas A&M Department of Biology 2017-06-05T09:30:10+00:00

Incoming Assistant Professor Profiled by the Genetics Society of America

Incoming Biology (and EEB) faculty member Heath Blackmon was recently featured on the Genetics Society of America’s Genes to Genomes blog.  The spotlight highlights the outreach, leadership and research – using beetles and rodents […]

Graduate Student Spotlight: Grace Smarsh

In the spotlight this month is Dr. Grace Smarsh (Smotherman Lab), a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and current Fulbright fellow.  Grace recently defended her dissertation “Behavioral ecology of singing in the heart-nosed […]

Faculty Spotlight: Steve Lockless

This month’s Faculty Spotlight highlights Dr. Steve Lockless ’97.  A former Aggie (Molecular and Cell Biology) and current Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Dr. Lockless uses bacterial tetrameric cation channels as a model to […]

Recent Publications

Means, D.B., Lamb, J. and Bernardo, J. 2017. A new species of dusky salamander (Amphibia: Plethodontidae: Desmognathus) from the Eastern Gulf Coastal Plain and a redescription of D. auriculatus. Zootaxa 4263(3): 467–506. http://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/view/zootaxa.4263.3.3

Wicksten, M., De Grave, S., France, S., Kelley, C. 2017. Presumed filter-feeding in a deep-sea benthic shrimp (Decapoda, Caridea, Stylodactylidae), with records of the deepest occurrence of carideans. ZooKeys 646: 17-23. doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.646.10969 PubMed PMID:28228673.

Blank, H.M., Perez, R., He, C., Maitra, N., Metz, R., Hill, J., Lin, Y., Johnson, C.D., Bankaitis, V.A., Kennedy, B.K., Aramayo, R., Polymenis, M. 2017. Translational control of lipogenic enzymes in the cell cycle of synchronous, growing yeast cells. EMBO J. doi: 10.15252/embj.201695050 PubMed PMID: 28057705.

Clanton, R.M., Wu, G., Akabani, G., and Aramayo, R. 2017. Control of seizures by ketogenic diet-induced modulation of metabolic pathways. Amino Acids 49: 1. doi:10.1007/s00726-016-2336-7 PubMed PMID: 27683025.

Upcoming Events

Aug 29

Seminar: Mike Smotherman

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 05

Seminar: Wayne Versaw

September 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 12

Seminar: Grad Students TBA

September 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 19

Seminar: Randy Morgenstein

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sep 26

Seminar: Ed Luk

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 03

Seminar: Gerard Wong

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm