SBS News

Q & A with Dr. Ryan Mohan

Ryan Mohan, Ph.D., explores the role a protein complex plays in cell mutations. What is the focus of your research? Our team investigates how multiprotein complexes protect the brain. Learning more about the structure and function of these multiprotein complexes ... Read more

Small Connections, Big Implications: Dr. Xiaolan Yao

Exploring new ways to treat cancer and other diseases In most research, there’s no such thing as “minor details” or “the small stuff.” This is especially true for Xiaolan Yao, Ph.D. Her research team makes and uses three-dimensional models of ... Read more

Insects and Immunity: Dr. Sean Yu

Understanding insect immunology may lead to new ways to decrease the transmission of infectious diseases Meet the tobacco hornworm. It’s a bright green caterpillar striped diagonally with white lines bordered by black dots. It grows up to be a moth, ... Read more

SBS faculty receive promotions and awards

  SBS faculty were among those recognized at a campus-wide awards dinner on September 13, 2018. Faculty Promotions:  Dr. Saul Honigberg, promotion to Full Professor Dr. Jeffrey Price, promotion to Full Professor Dr. Xiaolan Yao, Tenure with promotion to Associate ... Read more

Biology Bootcamp Recruits Fall in Line

Incoming freshmen receive a jump start with science orientation This summer as the hum of cicadas was at its height and most incoming college freshman were wrapping up summer jobs and packing their duffels, 111 UMKC students were already settled ... Read more

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