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Biology Professor Receives Grant

From the Georgia Southern Newsroom: John Schenk, Ph.D., curator of the Georgia Southern Herbarium in the Georgia Southern University Department of Biology, received notification that his National Science Foundation (NSF) Biological Research Collections grant has been funded in the amount of $280,798 to integrate uncatalogued plants into the Herbarium. Schenk’s proposal is titled “Making a […]

The Evolution of Mimicry

Dr. Christian Cox, Assistant Professor of Biology, is an author on a recently published paper in Nature Communications titled, “Coral snakes predict the evolution of mimicry across New World snakes”. In this paper, which was published on May 5, 2016, the research team presents the first definitive evidence that the spread of coral snakes throughout the Western […]

Researchers Rescue Sea Turtle

An endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle named Catherine holds a special place in the hearts of researchers with the Georgia Southern University Sea Turtle Program at St. Catherines Island. Researchers rescued the four-year-old turtle that had swallowed a fishing hook this summer and assisted in her recovery and recent release back into her natural habitat. […]

Georgia Southern Faculty Research Receives National Attention

Christine Hladik, Ph.D., assistant professor of Geography at Georgia Southern, and Clark Alexander, Ph.D., director of Georgia Southern’s Applied Coastal Research Laboratory, were recently featured in various national publications, including the Washington Times, for their research on how rising sea levels will affect the Georgia coast and beyond in years to come. “Our study provides […]

Dr. Rafael Quirino receives Charles H. Herty Fellowship

The College of Science and Mathematics congratulates Dr. Rafael Quirino on being selected as the first Charles H. Herty Fellowship recipient.  The fellowship is sponsored by the Herty Advanced Materials Development Center (ADMC) and the Office of the Vice-President for Research and Economic Development at Georgia Southern to promote applied research in materials science, chemistry and […]