Category Archives: Biology

Kim Huhman named as a Distinguised University Professor

Congratulations Kim Huhman of the Neuroscience Institute for being named Distinguished University Professor in recognition of her outstanding work in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Most humans experience social stress as the result of exposure to bullying, abuse … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Contagion: Movie Screening + CDC Panel

The Atlanta Science Festival is screening the movie Contagion as part of its Science on the Screen programming.  Dr. Harold Jaffe, Associate Director for Science at CDC, will moderate and a panel of three CDC scientists will discuss the movie. … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival, March 22-29

Closeup on a molecule model made out of balloons.

Photo courtesy of Kevin Harber on Flickr. (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Whether you’re science faculty, a science major, or just looking for interesting events, the Atlanta Science Festival has something for you. As one of the Atlanta Science Festival sponsors, Georgia … Continue reading

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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Web of Science Redesign

The new Web of Science provides a simplified search with clearer results and a single interface.  This redesign makes it: easier to start a search easier to review results, and easier to discover related research with linked data. Enhancements that … Continue reading

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Fall 2013 PhD Commencement and Hooding Ceremony Keynote Speaker, Julia Hilliard

Julia Hilliard is the keynote speaker for this year’s PhD ceremony to be held on Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at Rialto Center for the Arts. Dr. Hilliard is a professor and the director of the Viral Immunology Center … Continue reading

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ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro on Library Computers

Ball-and-stick model of the serotonin molecule

ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro are now installed on all library computers, as well as being free to download for all Georgia State affiliates.  ChemBioDraw and Chem3D Pro allow chemistry and biology students to construct 2D and 3D molecular models formatted … Continue reading

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Autism Expert to Speak at Georgia State

Craig Newschaffer, PhD will speak on “Progress in Epidemiological Research on Autism and the Environment” on September 17th, 2013.  Dr. Newschaffer is professor and chairman of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Drexel University School of Public Health … Continue reading

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