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Feb. 16, 2018

Eric Fedosejevs #IAmScience

Eric Fedosejevs #IAmScience

Eric Fedosejevs, a postdoc, stands in front of his lab station in the Thelen Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I want to discover how plants decide what to store in their seeds.” The family garden doesn’t typically turn into a life-long journey of studying plants. But when…

Feb. 9, 2018

Patrick Nittler #IAmScience

Patrick Nittler #IAmScience

Patrick Nittler, a Ph.D candidate in molecular plant biology at MU, stands near his lab station in the Liscum Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I push through failures knowing that eventually something will work out.” Breaking things apart and putting them back together has been engrained in…

Feb. 2, 2018

Rohit Rao #IAmScience

Rohit Rao #IAmScience

Rohit Rao, a junior biology and psychology double major, works in the Sarafianos Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC   “#IAmScience because I get to apply knowledge from the classroom to my research.” There are a number of ways to get involved in research, but tennis probably doesn’t come to…

Jan. 26, 2018

Ashten Kimble #IAmScience

Ashten Kimble #IAmScience

Ashten Kimble works in Walter Gassmann’s lab in Bond LSC studying plant pathogens. | Photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I am constantly learning and questioning. We try to understand life in order to improve it, but every answer brings on new questions and new areas to advance.” If you walked into Ashten…

Jan. 19, 2018

Braden Zink #IAmScience

Braden Zink #IAmScience

Braden Zink, a biology major at MU, stands near his lab station in the Angelovici Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC   By Allison Scott | Bond Life Sciences Center “#IAmScience because I have learned to think critically and approach scientific unknowns in a way that will prepare me for…

Jan. 12, 2018

Carson Broeker #IAmScience

Carson Broeker #IAmScience

Carson Broeker, a biochemistry junior at MU, works in the Angelovici lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC By Allison Scott | Bond Life Sciences Center “#IAmScience because learning and chasing my innate curiosity about the living world with them makes me excited to work in lab each day.” Science can…

Jan. 9, 2018

From undergrads to scientists

From undergrads to scientists

Soybeans are used to screen for genes connected to traits that resist soybean cyst nematode. Recent progress by the the Mitchum lab explores how the plants combat the parasite and how the parasite sidestep genetic protections. Samantha Kummerer | Bond Life Sciences Center It might not sound like a traditional undergraduate experience, but Elizabeth Prenger…

Jan. 5, 2018

Suman Gurung #IAmScience

Suman Gurung #IAmScience

Suman Gurung, a Developmental Neurology Ph.D candidate, stands in front of the zebra fish he studies. Gurung works in the Chandrasekhar lab at Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC By Allison Scott | Bond Life Sciences Center #IAmScience “because it allows me to get involved in our quest to understand how the brain…

Jan. 3, 2018

Embracing similarities

Embracing similarities

Alexander Franz presents his research on arboviruses and mosquitoes to the Host/Pathogens Research Network. The network brings researchers from across campus together to foster cross-discipline research. | Photo by Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC Bond LSC connects scientists in “hot topic” research By Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC An immunologist, a plant biologist and a biochemist enter a…

Dec. 29, 2017

Madison Ortega #IAmScience

Madison Ortega #IAmScience

Madison Ortega, a junior biology major, works in the Rosenfeld lab at Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC By Allison Scott | Bond Life Sciences Center “#IAmScience because research gives me an avenue to explore my curiosity and possibly discover something groundbreaking.” Research is all about discovering the answers to the unknown, pushing…