Biology

Wright State biology professor Dan Krane appears on ABC-TV’s “20/20”

Dan Krane

Dan Krane, one of the world’s foremost DNA experts, answered questions about the DNA results in a high-profile, double-homicide case in Virginia. Continue reading

Wright State wins $1 million grant to expand undergraduate research in College of Science and Mathematics

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1 million grant that promises to expand and further diversify undergraduate research in Wright State University’s College of Science and Mathematics. Continue reading

Prizeworthy poster

Wright State biology student Johana Barrientos scores big in national Louis Stokes poster/presentation competition

Johana Barrientos was recognized for creating a poster that explains her research on a complicated heart disease it in a detailed, colorful and reader-friendly way. Continue reading

Wetlands system, water quality study focus of national attention on Lake Campus researchers

Stephen Jacquemin, associate professor of biology and research coordinator at Lake Campus, led a study documenting changes in water quality following the implementation of new rules and best management practices. Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

Wright State computer science student playing key role in DNA software debate

Nathan Adams, a computer science graduate student, works with Dan Krane, professor of biology, to review DNA evidence in criminal cases. Continue reading

Wright State biology student dives deep into campus opportunities

Megan Reed stays active through the university scuba program, conducting research in an earth and environmental sciences lab and serving in the Ohio Air National Guard. Continue reading

Pageant prowess

Wright State student Whitney Jenkins to compete in Hollywood in National American Miss Pageant

Whitney Jenkins, a clinical laboratory science major, created a popular STEM program for children and has competing in pageants since the third grade. Continue reading

Feathered friends

Wright State students travel to Poland to study bird behavior

The study abroad trip offered psychology and biology majors a chance to study animals in their natural state. Continue reading

Wright State faculty members Lisa Kenyon, Pratik Parikh honored by Affiliate Societies Council

Kenyon and Parikh were honored on Oct. 10 with the Affiliate Society Council Outstanding Engineers and Scientists Award. Continue reading