Zachary Throckmorton, assistant professor of anatomy at Lincoln Memorial University, will speak Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 12:20 p.m. on the WCU campus in Room 121 of the McKee Building on the topic “Homo Naledi Strides Again: Deliberate Disposal of a Dated Dichotomy.”
Biology students at Western Carolina University will soon be getting up-close and personal views of the structure of cells, thanks to the recent acquisition of a confocal microscope made possible by $250,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Students in Western Carolina University's biology labs soon will get a better look at their slides and specimens, thanks to the generosity of alumnus Paul Burton, a biologist, scientist, professor and former chair of the biology department at the University of Kansas.
J. Dan Pittillo, professor of biology at Western Carolina University, is the 2004 recipient of the Tom Dodd Jr. Award of Excellence, presented annually by the Cullowhee Conference on Native Plants in the Landscape.
A Western Carolina University biology professor is among 46 scholars and artists from around the world selected for a prestigious fellowship program at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.