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#IAmScience Skyler Kramer

#IAmScience Skyler Kramer

Senior Skyler Kramer has spent each year of college in a different lab, he currently works in the Sumner Lab at Bond LSC. | photo by Erica Overfelt, Bond LSC By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC College is a time of finding yourself and finding what you actually want to do. For senior Skyler Kramer,…

#IAmScience Gabriela Akrap

#IAmScience Gabriela Akrap

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC Being the youngest person in the lab has opened the eyes of this English, German and Croatian speaking undergrad. Research was not always on senior Gabriela Akrap’s mind, until Ruthie Angelovici told her to apply for REU (Research Experience for undergrads). Being accepted started two months in Angelovici’s lab…

BPA research brings clarity to chemical’s influence on genes

BPA research brings clarity to chemical’s influence on genes

Cheryl Rosenfeld recently worked with the FDA to study genetic effects of BPA. Her results were published in Epigenetics in July 2018. photo by Roger Meissen | Bond LSC By Roger Meissen | Bond LSC After a decade of work, Cheryl Rosenfeld is no stranger to bisphenol A (BPA), and her most recent study challenges…

#IAmScience K’Imani Davis

#IAmScience K’Imani Davis

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC From hate to passion. One class changed senior K’Imani Davis’s mind, who is now going into her senior year working in the Anand Chandrasekhar lab at Bond LSC. “I used to actually hate science, and when I say hate, I hated it,” Davis said. “Senior year of high school…

#IAmScience Katalin Toth

#IAmScience Katalin Toth

 By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC A chance encounter brought Katalin Toth to Mizzou. The postdoctoral fellow, first heard about MU when Gary Stacey visited University of Munich. Toth heard of a position opening up in his lab. She has now been in the Stacey Lab for six years. “I knew his work was important…

Bond LSC offers ample research opportunities for undergrads

Bond LSC offers ample research opportunities for undergrads

IMSD Director Brian Booton poses with the 2018 IMSD fellows. photo by Roger Meissen | Bond LSC By Allison Scott | Bond LSC Research at the undergraduate level offers more than meets the eye. With students from every year of their undergraduate careers working in Bond LSC, it’s a great opportunity to acquire skills and…

#IAmScience David Porciani

#IAmScience David Porciani

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC David Porciani was inspired into a science career. Growing up along the Mediterranean Sea in Livorno, Italy, Porciani was fascinated with all different types of science, until he met two high school mentors. “They inspired me,” said Porciani, who now works in the Burke Lab at Bond LSC. “They…

Ha Duong #IAmScience

Ha Duong #IAmScience

By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC 8,124 miles. That’s how far Ph.D. student Ha Duong traveled from home to work in the Stacey Lab at Bond LSC. Duong came from her home in Vietnam where she studied plant sciences at Hanoi University of Agriculture. A chance encounter brought her to MU. “Back in my last…

A sound generational difference

A sound generational difference

Scientists are seeing changes in vocal patterns in the grandoffspring of California mice exposed to endocrine disrupting chemicals like BPA. Photo by Roger Meissen | Bond LSC Endocrine disruptors alter baby mice calls generations later By Roger Meissen | Bond LSC The sounds can seem like a mix between a bird tweet and a high-pitched…

Rowan Karvas #IAmScience

Rowan Karvas #IAmScience

Rowan Karvas, a Ph.D candidate at Mizzou, works in the Roberts Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Erica Overfelt, Bond LSC By Erica Overfelt | Bond LSC Answering the unsolved questions is a lifetime commitment for fifth year Ph.D. candidate Rowan Karvas in the Roberts Lab at Bond LSC and Laura Schulz’s lab at…