Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Hunter Lab's research highlighted in Nature

October 22, 2020

The Oct. 22 print edition of Nature features research by Neil Hunter, professor in the College of Biological Science's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics. The paper, titled "PCNA activates the MutLγ endonuclease to promote meiotic crossing over," was featured in Nature's online journal in August  — as well as discussed in the Egghead Blog.

Dr. Kishana Taylor Awarded HHMI's Inclusive Excellence Teaching Fellowship

June 10, 2020
We would like to highlight the achievement of Dr. Kishana Taylor, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics (CBS), who under the mentorship of Dr. Sam Díaz-Muñoz was recently awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence Teaching Fellowship Award!

Pass/No Pass Allowed for Required Spring 2020 Courses

June 02, 2020
We have voted in favor of extending a P/NP policy to the courses required by our majors for the Spring quarter. We have voted in favor of extending a P/NP policy to the courses required by our majors for the Spring quarter. 

The Aggie Tutorial Farm Is Open

April 13, 2020
Though classrooms and laboratories may be closed, College of Biological Sciences faculty, students and staff are finding new ways to support one another's educational needs during the coronavirus pandemic. The Aggie Tutorial Farm is a new website that curates useful data analysis tutorials.