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International genetics expert, researcher to open New Frontiers lecture series

Dr. Claude Bouchard, the John W. Barton Sr. Professor and Chair in Genetics and Nutrition at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will visit Louisiana Tech University on October 24 to present his research as part of the New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Bouchard’s presentation titled, “Physics, Physiology and Behavior as [more]

Scholarship established in memory of former geology professor

Louisiana Tech University’s College of Applied and Natural Sciences and School of Biological Sciences has established a scholarship in honor of Dr. Gary Zumwalt, former professor of geology at Louisiana Tech, who passed away on December 21, 2015. The scholarship was established by former Louisiana Tech professors Dr. Scott Burns, Dr. Ron Davenport and Dr. [more]

CBERS to co-host Industry Day 2016

The Louisiana Tech University Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS) will co-sponsor Industry Day 2016 along with the Center for Cardiovascular Diseases and Sciences at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport (LSUHSC-S) and the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northern Louisiana (BRF) in Shreveport. The Industry Day 2016 conference will take place on [more]

Green to lead School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry

Dr. William Green, professor of agricultural sciences and interim director of the School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry at Louisiana Tech University, will assume permanent leadership of the unit as its new director, effective July 1. Pending approval from the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors, Green will take the reins of the newly-formed [more]

School of Biological Sciences hoods spring graduates

Louisiana Tech University’s School of Biological Sciences recognized 10 graduating graduate students at spring commencement exercises last month, in a hooding ceremony for faculty, friends and family. A first event of this kind for the program, the hooding ceremony was a way for students to be recognized for their hard work and contributions to the [more]

Louisiana Tech graduates complete medical school at LSUHSC-Shreveport

Thirteen recent Louisiana Tech University graduates have earned their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees after graduating this spring from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in Shreveport. All 13 of these students successfully gained admission to medical school upon graduation from Louisiana Tech, applying the skills and the quality educational and research [more]

Farm sale to support agricultural sciences, forestry students

Animals suitable for raising, breeding, riding and consumption will be featured during Louisiana Tech University’s 46th Annual University Farm Production Sale, scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Tech Farm located on Louisiana Tech’s South Campus. Included in the sale will be 20 Black Baldy heifers and 20 F-1 (Brahman/Angus) heifers that will be exposed to [more]

NFBR lecture series concludes with presentation by renowned botanist

Dr. Joseph Spatafora, professor of botany and plant pathology at Oregon State University and a 1986 Louisiana Tech University alumnus, will discuss his research during a presentation titled, “Phylogenomics of Fungal Secondary Metabolism” in the final installment of Louisiana Tech’s 2015-2016 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. Spatafora’s lecture is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. [more]

Student art exhibit, auction showcases interdisciplinary creativity

Faculty from Louisiana Tech University’s biological sciences and biomedical engineering programs teamed up with art faculty from the School of Design to provide students with a unique opportunity to use their talents to promote Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. The apex of this interdisciplinary experience was the April 14 opening of [more]

Fine arts, biosciences faculty join forces to highlight student creativity

— Interdisciplinary effort features student designs to promote research lecture series — Students in Nick Bustamante’s ART 320 Painting class at Louisiana Tech University are using their artistic talents in digital design to promote biological sciences and biomedical engineering through Louisiana Tech’s New Frontiers in Biomedical Research lecture series. The interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty from [more]