News & Announcements

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...

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...

NSF award DBI-1625779 for a new laser scanning confocal microscope

NSF award DBI-1625779 for a new laser scanning confocal microscope
Dec 21, 2016

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Oct 5, 2016

Post-lab by Dr. Andrew Heckert: A STEM socializing and networking opportunityWho: STEM and STEM-interested faculty & staffWhat: Post-lab...

Geology Research

Geology Research
Aug 19, 2016

Mr. Anthony Love, Geology laboratories manager, uses SEM for his research. His work is centered around materials analysis and characterization with a ...