Biology

Pair of ACEs

Wright State’s Dan Krane, Northern Illinois’ David Stone complete prestigious American Council on Education Fellowships
Dan Krane

Wright State professor Dan Krane, Northern Illinois’ David Stone served prestigious American Council on Education Fellowships during the 2014-15 academic year. Continue reading

Seeing clearly

Wright State grad Elizabeth Harris '15 can’t keep her eyes off her future career in optometry
Elizabeth Harris looking through magnifying glass.

Wright State biology graduate Elizabeth Harris ’15 can’t keep her eyes off her future career in optometry. Continue reading

Wright State alumnus Jeffrey Cooper on a quest to improve the health of the region

Jeffrey Cooper

Wright State graduate Jeffrey Cooper takes the reigns as the new health commissioner for Public Health – Dayton and Montgomery County. Continue reading

Master of disaster

Wright State student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for Toledo-Lucas County Health Department
Dan Baker

Wright State grad student Dan Baker manages emergency plans for the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department, coordinating response in a region that includes half a million people, Lake Erie and a nuclear power plant. Continue reading

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS expands

Amelia Hubbard headshot

Mentoring program for women faculty in STEMMS disciplines enjoys exponential growth in the past year. Continue reading

Tanzania tangent

Wright State’s Aliane Kubwimana visits African nation to job-shadow doctors
Aliane Kubwimana

A trip to her native Tanzania to shadow doctors and nurses produced lifelong memories for Wright State University pre-med student Aliane Kubwimana. Continue reading

Flatworm Flair

Wright State’s Labib Rouhana using planarians to explore the mystery of infertility
Labib Rouhana

Assistant biology professor Labib Rouhana studies planarian flatworms to try to solve the puzzle of human infertility. Continue reading

Audio—Ecologists take on tiny green beetles that infest ash trees

Biology professor Don Cipollini

The emerald ash borer is spreading across the U.S. and destroying ash trees. The pests usually only bothered ash trees, but an Ohio scientist has made a distressing discovery. Listen to the report from National Public Radio.

Duck deductions

Researchers’ genetic work on ducks lands in prestigious scientific journal
Jeffrey Peters and Philip Lavretsky

Research by Wright State biologists on the genetic makeup of ducks was published and highlighted in a prestigious scientific journal. Continue reading

Emerald ash borer research

Biology professor Don Cipollini

Roundup of coverage of biology professor Don Cipollini’s emerald ash borer research. WYSO Public Radio: Emerald ash borer could have a new host A Wright State University researcher has found evidence that the emerald ash borer, a destructive invasive insect, … Continue reading