Tag: Biology

Student Recognized for Work to Help Animals

Student Recognized for Work to Help Animals

Rutgers-Camden junior biology major Marissa Ionno is being featured in Glamour magazine’s “Seven Amazing College Women” feature! Marissa uses a Facebook page called “The TAILS Network” to help find homes for animals that could be put to sleep. According to the magazine feature, there are 800 dogs and cats euthanized in the U.S. every hour. […]

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Students Explore Pine Barrens for Research

Students Explore Pine Barrens for Research

Not far from the Rutgers–Camden campus, New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve is home to some 850 species of plants within 1.1 million acres of dense forests of pine and oak, bogs, and marshes. It serves as the perfect setting for student research; an outdoor classroom with seemingly endless natural resources. “Rather than just working in […]

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Rutgers-Camden Biophysicist Innovates Drug Design through Virtual Interactions

CAMDEN – If proteins are the locks that drugs aim to open, then Rutgers–Camden biophysicist Grace Brannigan is a virtual locksmith. As part of the Rutgers–Camden Center for Computational and Integrative Biology research faculty, Brannigan is working toward the design of new drugs not through the tradition of unintended consequences – like how a drug […]

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