Life: You find it in the darnedest places, and in all its weird glory.
Amanda Blocker, senior in microbiology, and Scott Hamilton-Brehm, assistant professor of microbiology, look at a sample in a laboratory at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Working under the guidance of Hamilton-Brehm, Blocker is studying a microbe that he isolated from a 900-meter-deep borehole located on the border between California and Nevada. The novel anaerobic microorganism, designated “SIUC-1,” loves hot temperatures, thriving at 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Blocker’s successful characterization of SIUC-1 would make her one of the few researchers in the world who will have named the first novel bacterium of a phylum.
The SIU Board of Trustees today (Dec. 13) appointed John M. Dunn as interim chancellor of SIU Carbondale effective Jan. 1.
There have been struggles and uncertainty the last 15 months for Giovanni Galindo, but the Southern Illinois University Carbondale senior kept everything in perspective.
Aurora Abella-Austriaco, a Chicago consumer law attorney and past president of the Chicago Bar Association, is the keynote speaker at the SIU School of Law “Women in Leadership” networking dinner at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in January.
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After being diagnosed with a brain tumor at the age of two, it was unclear if Mitchell Hill would ever live a normal life. Forty MRI’s and three brain surgeries later, and Hill is preparing to graduate from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a degree in Communication Studies.
With the help of a recent grant, student conducts research on decomposition patterns in high altitudes
Body decomposition may not be a very popular conversation point, but when law enforcement officials are in the middle of a forensic investigation or recovery mission, the topic becomes one of extreme importance. Seeing just how vital this information is for solving complex cases, SIU anthropology student Christiane Baigent is out to improve upon the current research.
The academic achievements of nearly 1,300 Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will be celebrated at fall 2018 commencement exercises on Dec. 15.
Mark Byrd is working on correcting errors that have yet to be made.
The 2019-2020 Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) award competition is open now and closes Feb. 4 for full-time Southern Illinois University Carbondale undergraduate students.
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