Congratulations to graduating biology major, Montrell Vass, on his appointment as a Research Technologist in the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Montrell has accumulated a wealth of research experience through multiple summer internships at Johns Hopkins dating back to high school. In this new position, Montrell will be working in Dr. Daniel O'Connor's lab on a research project to map the neurons in the mouse brain as well as record how sense perception is represented in the brain. Montrell hopes to gain important skills and knowledge which will make him a competitive applicant for entry into a Ph.D. program in the future.
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Biology alumna, Allison Bishop ('19), was recently accepted to several veterinary medicine programs. She has decided to attend VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. ...
Three students, Heather Bowie (ENV major), Ana Castillo (BIO major), and Stephen Knerler (ENV major), attended the Mid Atlantic Tick Summit...
On November 3rd, Dr. Mark Norris and his ENV 260 Forest Ecology & Management students visited Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, MD. They visited five forest stands representing different types of silvicultural treatment as prescribed by Oregon Ridge’s Forest Health Assessment and Management Plan. In each of the stands, the class utilized the U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Inventory and Analysis protocol to examine forest composition, structure, and environment.