News & Announcements

Research Highlight
Jul 3, 2020

Cowan et al., 2020. Sediment controls dynamic behavior of a Cordilleran Ice Stream at the Last Glacial Maximum, Nature Communications.A multi-proxy da...

Microscopy Facility Access
Jun 16, 2020

Here is the link to University guidlines:https://research.appstate.edu/ramping-research-and-creative-activities-appCollege of Arts & Sciences Micr...

Microscopy Update
Mar 27, 2020

BIO 4564/5564 Microscopy is online now via AsULearn and Zoom. I am available for your microscopy need also virtually via phone, email, and Zoom. Stay ...

App State extends Spring Break
Mar 15, 2020

Appalachian State University is extending Spring Break until 8am on March 23. On March 23, App State will transition from in-person instruction to alt...

Postlab
Nov 15, 2019

This year's inaugural Postlab will be held Thursday, 21 November from 4:45-6:30 PM in the McKinney Geology Teaching Museum (Rankin Science South 108; ...

Paraffin sample preparation training
Sep 12, 2019

Next paraffin sample preparation training is scheduled for 11am Thursday Sept. 26 in the microscopy facility (112 Rankin South). I'll briefly cover sa...

BIO4564 Microscopy: A Lab Project Highlight
May 4, 2019

Tissue-specific expression of GFP (mCD8::GFP) within the class IV multidendritic neurons of Drosophila melanogaster. The image is acquired by Ale...

Biology Research
Jan 18, 2019

Algae are being grown for wastewater purification and biofuels production. Their growth on a substrate facilitates these uses by allowing facile separ...

BIO4564/5564 Microscopy

BIO4564/5564 Microscopy
Feb 21, 2018

This is course is designed for students to learn the principles and techniques of biological microscopy. Lectures include discussi...

Biology Research Highlight

Biology Research Highlight
Jun 26, 2017

The Karatan lab studies biofilm formation by the human intestinal pathogen Vibrio cholerae. Biofilms are communities of bacteria that live mostly...