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Dr. Gary LaFleur brought four Nicholls Biology undergraduate students to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Fall Undergraduate Research Invitational. Each student gave a presentation on their research. The students, coauthors, and research presentation titles are: Angelle Aubin, A Corbin, and M Kilgen. A Case Study of a Vibrio Outbreak in a Shrimp Aquaculture (poster presentation). Elizabeth Bergeron, K [...]
To meet the needs of our students and prepare a workforce for the burgeoning medical research field, the Department of Biological Sciences is introducing the Cell and Molecular Biology Concentration for the Fall 2012 semester.
Dr. Gary LaFleur, associate professor in Biological Sciences, was just awarded the 2012 Nicholls State University Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence. This award is the highest honor a teacher at Nicholls State Univeristy can receive. Dr. Ramaraj Boopathy and Dr. Earl Melancon were both recently named Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professors, which is the highest award that [...]
This semester marks the 10th anniversary of the MMEB Program. Although many of our graduates have remained in the Nicholls region, several are now spread throughout the United States. Please follow this link to learn more about our graduate program.
Three of our undergraduate students have recently been awarded research grants by Louisiana Sea Grant through their Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP). The students and their grant titles are: Shiena Normand: Comparison of Sensitivity of EROD activity to PAHs between Two Beach Burrowers. Ian Denys: Assessment of Oxidative Damages to the Gulf Killifish, Fundulus grandis, by the Weathered [...]
Several of our undergraduate and graduate students present their research findings at professional conferences at the state, region, and national level. Many of our students have recently placed in student competitions: Aimee Hafkesbring won 2nd Place in the poster competition at the Louisiana Association of Professional Biologists/The Wildlife Society Louisiana Chapter 2012 Fall Symposium for her poster [...]