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    Dr. Jennifer Hawkins' new NSF funding is to examine the genetics of biomass accumulation for bioenergy production
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  • bio

    WVU biology professor alters fruit flies' sense of smell to explore how the nervous system copes with change Read more here

  • Daly

    Kevin Daly has trained a lab full of bomb-sniffing moths, sparking the interest of the United States Department of Defense.
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  • Jim McGraw field work

    Funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) grant, Dr. McGraw and his students peer into the lives of more than 4,000 individual ginseng plants each year to see how they're faring.
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  • PLANTS

    Jonathan Cumming and Steve DiFazio are researching acid soil and metal resistance in poplar trees to explore biofuel production.
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  • smokehole research

    WVU biology professor's Central Appalachian Mountain research uncovers evidence that environmental legislation is reducing pollution, improving forests
    Read more about this research!

  • Wei Research on Cleft Palletes

    Dr. Shuo Wei and his lab have generated transgenic frogs that display fluorescence—or the emission of light—specifically in the neural crest. That way researchers can trace the development of these cells in real time and determine their gene expression patterns.
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