#ICYMI February News Roundup

In case you missed it, during this past month members of the Biology Department were awarded a prestigious university-wide service award, discovered a new species of deep sea shrimp, and gained national attention for their research on enzyme synthesis (which can be parlayed into finding a new target for controlling cell division)!

February 28, 2017 — David Reed, senior microcomputer/LAN administrator for the Department of Biology, was recently honored as a 2016-2017 President’s Meritorious Service Award winner.  Presented annually to 25 outstanding staff members across the university, this award is considered Texas A&M’s highest recognition for […]

2017-03-23T15:47:53+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Former Student Spotlight: Shannon Mackey

This month’s Former Student Spotlight highlights Shannon Mackey, who earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology at Texas A&M under the guidance of Distinguished Professor Susan Golden.  Shannon’s dissertation work focused on the biological clock system of a unicellular, photosynthetic cyanobacterium.

Shannon Mackey

Shannon MackeyShannon was born in South Dakota and bounced around the Midwest until her family settled in El Paso, Texas. She is the middle child with an older sister and younger brother. Both of her parents worked as educators, her […]

2017-02-01T12:57:43+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: Former Student Spotlight|Tags: , |

#ICYMI: January News Roundup

In case you missed it, during this past month members of the Biology Department promoted intradepartmental diversity, were appointed to the Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators, and were awarded a $7.5 million NIH grant to pursue new therapeutic and diagnostic concepts for treating a pathogenic microbe responsible for intestinal disease.  

Timothy ScottJanuary 30, 2017 — Dr. Timothy P. Scott ’89, professor of biology and science education and Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs in the College of Science, was selected by the Texas A&M University System as a 2016-2017 […]

2017-02-01T13:23:06+00:00 February 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |