Biology

Protein crystallography leads to structural insight and skills for graduate school

Julia Thibault, a biochemistry and molecular biology major, shares her experiences at the University of Missouri Summer Research in Biochemistry program. She describes her research, how it applies to what she has been doing at Hastings College, and what she hopes to accomplish in the future. ...Read more

Biochemistry major experiences lipids and laser tag in REU program

With a chance to work in a graduate level laboratory and experience life as a grad student, Hastings College junior Liz Tidwell conducted research as part of a Research Experience for Undergraduates program. She spent her summer at Dubusque University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with 15 other students. ...Read more

Passionate peer educators change lives with presentation

In addition to studying biology, Hastings College seniors Jake Kampschneider, from Omaha, Nebraska, and Abbey Tiell, from Littleton, Colorado, are members of the College Acquaintance Rape Educators (CARE), and are passionate about the preventative measures for sexual assault. Kampschneider and Tiell were once intrigued by a webinar a bout the neurobiology of sexual assault. As peer educators, they wanted to spread that message to the Hastings College community and beyond. “We thought that we could make it less complicated and available to the public because the information was really good. We ...Read more