Winthrop University: Department of Biology - Archives for Students, Alumni & Faculty in the News

Archives for Students, Alumni & Faculty Highlights

  • Winthrop University Biology students attended the South Carolina branch of the American Society of Microbiology at Columbia College (October 8, 2022) where they presented 3 talks about their independent research projects on phage biology. Dallas Nivens and Laela Walker were awarded first place in Undergraduate Research. The title of their presentation was “Investigating protein interactions of Mycobacteriophage Cain genes 2, 9, and 55”.
  • Houk Prize Winner Spring 2021:
    • Mackenzie Jenkins for her work: Structure of salt march and maritime forest plant communities: possible impacts of increasing salinity due to rising sea level
    • Special Recognition
      Allyssa Lewis for her work: Isolating, Purifying, and Investigating Mycobacterial Lysogens
      Allison Reed for her work: Investigating the Effects of Semaphorin 3A on Different Aged Chick Retinal Ganglion Cells
  • Bugs, Bugs and More Bugs Dr. Paula Mitchell was selected as this year's recipient of the Cochran Award for Excellence for her decades-long contributions and research towards the study of insects by the South Carolina Entomological Society!
  • Biology and Fine Arts Faculty Fight COVID-19 Via the CreatorSpace
  • Dr. Kathryn Kohl, Biology Professor, awarded the Gale N. DiGorgio award!
  • Winthrop Alumna, Taylor Conner, wins West Charlotte Teacher of the Year!
  • Biology Department faculty & students volunteering at Rock Hill's iMAGINE STEAM Festival September 2019!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Paula Mitchell for her display "Bug Bar" at Discovery Place Science! 
  • Congratulations to the winners of the Three Minute Thesis: First Place - Ashley Graham "Mechanisms of Urbanization-Driven Decline in the Box Turtle" and the People's Choice Award - Garrett Driscoll "Developing CRISPR/Cas98 Knockout for LPA Receptor-4 in Chicken Retinal Ganglion Cells"

Dr. Guenther and Winthop University student, Dominique Cain, talk about Biology Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to our 2020 Graduates!


Last Updated: 2/7/23