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Sep 1, 2017

We’ll see your IT Pro and raise you David Newkirk

By Kathleen Wilson We’re the largest department in our college, and one of the largest in the University, by a long shot. Our size is comparable to that of the entire College of Textiles. We’re actually bigger than the College of Design. We gotta lotta folks. Close to 200 faculty and staff alone, in fact. Imagine… 

Sep 1, 2017

Research Faculty Spotlight:  Q and A with Lindsay Zanno

By Kathleen Wilson Like Dinosaurs? Follow the new discovery scene? Then chances are you’ve heard of Lindsay Zanno. She’s an Assistant Research Professor of Paleontology with BioSci, as well as the Head of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Paleontology Research Lab. Joining the university in 2012 through a joint appointment with NCMNS, Lindsay brings a… 

Sep 1, 2017

Dana Thomas: The CURiOuS Creator

By Kathleen Wilson  Before she even got the job, Dana Thomas was looking for ways to innovate our department. To go above and beyond her outlined responsibilities. To make the student experience better. And she’s delivering. As an Academic Advisor with BioSci since September 2014, Dana advises around 200 undergrads, manages BioSci’s Transfer Student Peer… 

Sep 1, 2017

BioSci’s Bones: Ann Ross and the Forensic Analysis Lab

By Kathleen Wilson  Last summer BioSci got an unbelievable deal after Professor of Forensic Anthropology, Ann Ross, set her sights on joining our department. Formerly in the Anthropology department of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Ann found her science to be more in line with ours, and after an easy vote in support… 

Sep 1, 2017

Connor McKenney

Interview with Connor McKenney BS in Genetics Minors in Biotechnology and Statistics Anticipated graduation:  May, 2018 Hi Connor! What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in Genomics What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment as an NC State student so far was… 

Sep 1, 2017

Shima Idries

Interview with Shima Idries BS in Biological Sciences – Human Biology concentration BS in History Minor:  Middle Eastern Studies Anticipated graduation:  May, 2017 What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? I plan to pursue either a Global Health fellowship or an NIH-funded post-baccalaureate research training program for a year after I graduate… 

Sep 1, 2017

Mariah Chapman

Interview with Mariah Chapman BS in Biological Sciences – Zoology Minor:  Applied Ecology Anticipated graduation:  May, 2017   Hi Mariah!  What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? I hope to work in conservation, and will probably go to graduate school later on. What advice would you give to students who might be… 

Sep 1, 2017

Ashlyn Johnson

Interview with Ashlyn Johnson BS in Biological Sciences – Integrative Physiology and Neurobiology Minors in Biotechnology and Cognitive Science Anticipated graduation:  May, 2017 What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? I am interviewing at several neuroscience graduate programs now, although I do not know which one I will attend yet. What is… 

Sep 1, 2017

Anu Hanumanthu

Interview with Annapurna Hanumanthu The Department of Biological Sciences is proud of our many remarkable undergraduates.  These interviews seek to showcase the talents, energies, and accomplishments of a select few nominated by faculty and staff.  To nominate a student please contact BiologicalSciences@ncsu.edu What is your proudest accomplishment as an NC State student? My proudest accomplishment was… 

Sep 1, 2017

Doua Jim Lor

Interview with Doua Jim Lor BS in Biological Sciences – Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology concentration BS in Environmental Science Anticipated graduation:  May, 2017  Hello Jim!  What do you plan to do after graduating from NC State? I plan on finding a job pertaining to the environment, ecology, and wildlife. I want more work experience and…