The Department of Biological Science at TU prepares graduates for the challenges of a rapidly changing science while developing the skills needed to excel in writing and science literacy, ethical reasoning, critical thinking and communication and the ability to adjust to modern society’s complex technological components. All programs can be customized to suit a student’s individual education and career objectives. Our flexible degree options are enhanced by personalized advising, small class sizes, easily accessible professors and motivated student peers.
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Biology Ph.D. student lauded for work on salamander reproduction
As she nears the finish line of her doctoral studies in biological science, Madison Herrboldt has a spring in her step after learning that a publication on which she was the lead author was recently selected as the winner of the 2021 Zuckerkandl Prize. Herrboldt’s peer-reviewed paper – “Pheromone gene diversification and the evolution of courtship glands in plethodontid salamanders” – appeared in the Journal of Molecular Evolution last August.
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