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  • Southeast Student Exploring Effects of Climate Change on Mosquitoes at Tyson Research Center

    It’s that time of year when pesky mosquitoes can take a bite out of summer. But Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Delilah Sayer isn’t letting that deter her from learning more about the insect at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center where she’s examining climate change’s impact on parasite prevalence in mosquitoes’ and their ability to [...]
  • Southeast Biology Major Seeking Breakthrough in NSF Summer Research

    Southeast Missouri State University senior Jenna Klingebiel is a self-described “biology nerd.” “For me, there is something about the unknown world that just sucks me in and pushes me to find answers,” said Jenna, who also enjoys fly fishing, camping, exploring the outdoors and growing her “jungle” of plants. It’s not surprising that Jenna has [...]
  • Southeast Student Exploring E. Coli DNA Replication in NSF Summer Research

    Adrienne Brauer knows all about preparation, cadence, tempo and pace as a long-distance runner on the cross country and track teams at Southeast Missouri State University. This summer, though, she’s repurposing those skills off the course in a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) at Washington University in St. Louis where she’s [...]
  • Southeast Alumna Honored with American Dental Association ‘10 Under 10’ Award

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Dr. Danielle Riordan recently was named a recipient of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) annual “10 Under 10” award. The ADA “10 Under 10” Awards recognizes 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence early in their careers. “I am so honored to be named a ‘10 Under 10’ recipient,” said Riordan, [...]


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