Texas A&M Department of Biology 2017-04-21T09:27:17+00:00

2017 Graduates & Department Spotlight

Prior to the commencement ceremony for the College of Science, the Department of Biology honored a number undergraduate and graduate students, staff members, and faculty for their service to the university and the department.  The […]

Graduate Student Spotlight: Janna Schultzhaus

Our current Graduate Student Spotlight highlights Dr. Janna Schultzhaus  (Carney Lab). Fresh from her recent dissertation defense – “Characterizing dietary effects on Drosophila melanogaster reproductive behaviors” – we catch up with her on her time as a […]

Faculty Spotlight: Joseph Sorg

In the Faculty Spotlight this month is Dr. Joseph Sorg, an Associate Professor whose research focuses on Clostridium difficile physiology and virulence and who was recently awarded a $7.5 million NIH grant (in collaboration with Baylor College of Medicine and […]

Recent Publications

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.

Flanagan, S.P. and Jones, A.G. 2017. Genome-wide selection components analysis in a fish with male pregnancy. Evolution. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1111/evo.13173 PubMed PMID:28067418.

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