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Carlos Castaneda and Jessica MacDonald

(Sept. 14, 2023)

Setting the Agenda in Biology Research: Two A&S Faculty Members Join NIH Peer-Review Committees

Associate Professors Carlos Castañeda and Jessica MacDonald have accepted standing memberships with NIH study sections, with terms that began this July.

A&S biologists Angela Oliverio, left, and Hannah Rappaport at the United States’ largest geothermal lake at Lassen Volcanic National Park in California.

(Aug. 30, 2023)

Exploring the Existence of Life at 125°F

A&S biologists study the mechanisms that have allowed microbial eukaryotes to thrive in the extreme conditions of a geothermal lake.

Amanita muscaria, an ectomycorrhizal fungus.

(Aug. 23, 2023)

How Climate Warming Could Disrupt a Deep-Rooted Relationship

Researchers from Syracuse University and the University of Minnesota find that warming trends will likely result in major disturbances of networks of fungi potentially harming forest resilience.

Researchers from Soos Technology and Syracuse University separate male and female chicks.

(Aug. 22, 2023)

A&S Researchers Explore How Sound Waves Can Address an Ethical Dilemma in Poultry Farming

Professors James Crill and Steve Dorus have partnered with startup company Soos Technology L.T.D. to explore the mechanisms that allow sound wave energy to alter gene expression in fertilized chicken embryos.

Close up photo of a sea urchin.

(July 31, 2023)

Sea Urchins Are Struggling to ‘Get a Grip’ as Climate Change Alters Ecosystems

Syracuse University researchers explore how excess freshwater from climate change-associated events such as increased torrential rainstorms are impacting sea urchin survival.

Valeria Perez photo

(June 23, 2023)

Valeria Perez Receives NDSEG Fellowship

Valeria Perez, a PhD student in the Parks lab, has been selected as a 2023 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship recipient.

(June 5, 2023)

Biology Remembrance Scholars!

Three Biology affiliated students have been named as 2023-24 Remembrance Scholars.

(May 4, 2023)

Congratulations to Biology Graduate Students!

Congratulations to the nine Ph.D. Biology, 5 M.S. Biology, and 15 M.S. Biotechnology students who were awarded degrees this year as well as the 5 students who were recipients of prestigious awards!