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Biopsychologist on campus: Dr. Keith Williams

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor June 15, 2022

An area of study that many may not be familiar with is biopsychology, an interdisciplinary field seeking to discover how biological processes impact our behaviors, thoughts and feelings. Dr. Keith Williams,...

Course Spotlight: Histology

Course Spotlight: Histology

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor May 18, 2022

Oakland University offers a wide variety of STEM core courses, as well as electives. It may be difficult determining which electives cater to both one’s interest and future career goals. One biology...

Bioinformatics – the connection between Molecular Biology and reality

Bioinformatics – the connection between Molecular Biology and reality

Rachel Yim, Science & Technology Reporter May 18, 2022

As high-throughput data-generation technologies have revolutionized biological and biomedical sciences, a parallel revolution has happened in the development of large-scale analytic tools for computational...

Puerto Rican Parrot at Puerto Rico Zoo Juan A. Rivero in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

‘Parrots of the Caribbean:’ professor uses genomic mapping to save parrots

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief May 26, 2021

Dr. Taras K. Oleksyk, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is committed to conservation efforts and research regarding Amazon parrot species of the Caribbean. Oleksyk is...

OU professor studies how decreasing glacial cover affects mountain river ecosystems

Gabrielle Abdelmessih, Editor-in-Chief March 31, 2021

Oakland University professor Dr. Scott Tiegs Ph.D. co-authored a study in the journal, “Nature Climate Change” published on March 15. The study found that melting glaciers have an impact on carbon...

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