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Oct. 15, 2021

#IAmScience Li Su

#IAmScience Li Su

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC The work was tiring. The hours were long. However, Ph.D. candidate Li Su wasn’t affected by any of it. She was in her element During her undergraduate degree in China, Su studied turfgrass science. “There was a chance for undergraduates to do some research project, so I tried it…

Oct. 1, 2021

#IAmScience Billy Schulze

#IAmScience Billy Schulze

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC  The best piece of advice Ph.D. candidate Billy Schulze ever received was from his father before a baseball game in high school. In past games, Schulze kept striking out. He wasn’t getting any runs. Things seemed bleak. Schulze’s father pulled him aside and said with a smile, “Don’t suck.”…

Sept. 10, 2021

Bond LSC duo lands national fellowship by working to advance diversity in science

Bond LSC duo lands national fellowship by working to advance diversity in science

As president of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter at MU, graduate student Sara Ricardez Hernandez works to connect minority students to research opportunities. | Photo contributed by @MizzouSACNAS on Twitter, Bond LSC. By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Sara Ricardez Hernandez starts her day in the Chris…

June 24, 2021

#IAmScience Lyndon Coghill

#IAmScience Lyndon Coghill

Lyndon Coghill is the new Director of Informatics Research Core, and he is already making big moves at Mizzou. Lyndon Coghill, Director of Informatics Research Core, stands near his office on June 22 at Bond LSC. | photo by Davis Suppes, Bond LSC  By Davis Suppes | Bond LSC Lyndon Coghill’s official title may be…

May 14, 2021

#IAmScience Kulbir Sandhu

#IAmScience Kulbir Sandhu

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Kulbir Sandhu’s curiosity had guided him from place to place, but it was his fascination with plant science that has stayed the same. While Sandhu has been a postdoctoral fellow in the Bing Yang lab at Bond Life Sciences Center for the past six months, his path towards plant…

April 30, 2021

#IAmScience Ellie Swan

#IAmScience Ellie Swan

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Whether Ellie Swan is in the gym lifting 200 pounds or in the lab preparing samples, she loves learning how nutrition and exercise affect the body. “I’ve always really liked exercising and nutrition, and I like learning about that, so it’s interesting to me to learn about it on…

April 16, 2021

#IAmScience Chiemerie Azubuogu

#IAmScience Chiemerie Azubuogu

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC When Chiemerie Azubuogu announced his new position in the Bond Life Sciences Center on his LinkedIn page, he thought back to when he first came to the U.S. from Nigeria eight years ago. “If I get into a time machine and go back to that particular date on the…

April 2, 2021

#IAmScience Nathan Bivens

#IAmScience Nathan Bivens

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC  With water up to his waist, Nathan Bivens is in his element fly fishing as he waits for a trout to grab onto the end of his line. Bivens picked up this hobby growing up in his hometown of Cassville, which is also where his path to the Bond…

March 19, 2021

#IAmScience Dangping Luo

#IAmScience Dangping Luo

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC The greenhouse isn’t a place most researchers linger. With condensation sticking to the glass windows, scientists usually don’t dawdle longer than 30 minutes in the heat and humidity. But Dangping Luo, on the other hand, doesn’t seem to mind and takes his time tending to his rice plants. A…

March 5, 2021

#IAmScience Shawn Thomas

#IAmScience Shawn Thomas

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Social media botany advocate and self-proclaimed coffee snob, Shawn Thomas is the kind of person to find joy in everything. Thomas graduated from the University of Georgia in spring 2018 and worked as a bioinformatics technician for a year with Jim Leebens-Mack before joining Chris Pires’ lab at Bond…