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Much More Than a Grain of Salt: LSU Research Group Manipulates Sodium to Understand Ecology and Evolution of Plant-Animal Interactions

When you think of sodium, you may think of table salt or the delicious Cajun cuisine found in southern Louisiana. From the gumbo, jambalaya and etouffee, there's no shortage of sodium in the Deep South. But outside of the kitchen, an LSU research group is exploring sodium's unusual role in food webs.

Two Biological Science Majors Nominated as Student Employee of the Year

Two Biological Science Majors Nominated as Student Employee of the Year

Lola and Adam's hard work is being recognized across campus and it's led them to be nominated as an LSU Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) by the LSU Olinde Career Center.

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Adam Hrincevich Receives George H. Deer Distinguished Teaching Award

If you've had Dr. Adam Hrincevich as your instructor at LSU, you may remember him by his passion for learners, relatable personality and rigorous courses.

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How Faculty Are Gearing Up for Biology Boot Camp 2024, Benefits for Incoming Students

When you hear the term "boot camp," you may think of intensive rigorous physical training. Two LSU Instructors are gearing up for another kind of boot camp called BIOS, or Biology Intensive Orientation for Students.

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Researchers Creating More Powerful Repellent for Blood-Sucking Insects

Three LSU researchers are buckling down as they find a way to stop the spread of West Nile virus, Lyme disease and malaria.

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Lab Investigating How Temperature Affects Host-Pathogen Interactions

The tug-of-war between hosts and pathogens has been on the mind of Dr. Bret Elderd, LSU's Biological Science Ronald and Denise Alvarez Professor, for 20 years as he continues to examine outbreaks of disease.

How CT Scans Are Being Used to Find Anatomy of Animals

How CT Scans Are Being Used to Find Anatomy of Animals

The LSU College of Science is welcoming a new CT scan that will be used to capture high resolution images of preserved amphibians, birds, fishes, mammals, reptiles, and even fossils housed in the LSU Museum of Natural Science.

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LSU Senior Gets Published in Journal of Biological Chemistry

LSU Biological Science Professor Dr. Huangen Ding and senior Aidan Purcell spent spring break 2024 in the lab studying what's happening in bacteria.