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Utley selected as the 2019 Johnson Fellow
University of Arkansas alumnus Mike Utley will visit the university campus April 9-12 as the Arkansas Alumni Association 2019 Johnson Fellow.
Memorial Service for Doug James on March 31
A celebration of the life of Douglas A. James, a long-time professor of zoology and biology, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the Mount Sequoyah Center. All are welcome.
NIH Funds Interdisciplinary Team Pursuing Better Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis
An interdisciplinary research team led by Kyle Quinn and Shilpa Iyer has been awarded $395,112 to develop new tools to assess mitochondrial diseases.
The Challenges of Studying Snakes is Topic of U of A Museum Lecture
J. D. Willson, associate professor of biological sciences will discuss snakes and their secrets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.
Pryor Center Presents 'Invasive Pythons: Successes, Challenges, and the Future'
J.D. Willson, professor of biological sciences, will present a lecture about invasive pythons at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Pryor Center on the Fayetteville Square.
Pryor Center Presents "Invasive Pythons: Successes, Challenges, and the Future"
J.D. Willson, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, researches the factors that drive population dynamics among reptiles and amphibians.
Survey Finds 'Gender Effect' in Postdoc Jobs
A new survey of postdoctoral researchers in the United States showed a significant "gender effect" in terms of pay and career choice, among other findings.
Former University Professor of Biological Sciences Remembered
When he retired in 2016, Douglas Arthur James was the longest-serving professor in University of Arkansas history.
Grants Fund Research on Biofuel Production, Reduced Fertilizer Use
Efficient production of alternative fuels and crops that require little or no added fertilizer are the goals of grants totaling more than $1 million.
Climate Change Could Affect Fish in Buffalo River in Competing Ways
The smallmouth bass population might be boosted slightly or reduced substantially, depending on temperatures and rainfall.