Category results for: Derek Johnson

Being a Biology Major at VCU – Student/Faculty Panel

Faculty and students in VCU Biology discuss their experiences in the department and what a Biology major can expect when they accept their offer to attend VCU. Watch the panel discussion recorded on Zoom.

VCU, UR study on spread of gypsy moths amid climate change receives prestigious award

The Royal Entomological Society will recognize a study led by current and former VCU researchers as the best to be published in Physiological Entomology over a two-year period. The study was led by Lily Thompson, a graduate of VCU Biology’s M.S. degree program. Co-authors include: Trevor Faske; graduate of VCU Biology’s M.S. degree program. Dominique […]

Biology Faculty, Staff to Serve on CHS and University Organizations

Several members of the VCU Biology community will serve on university and college organizations for Academic Year 2020 (Fall 2019 – Summer 2020). Carolina Yáber was elected to be Secretary for Faculty Council of the College of Humanities and Sciences.  Carolina is an assistant professor in VCU Biology. Gerron Scott was elected to serve as […]

Grad Student in a Biology Lab Weighs In on Turtle Meat Trade

Ben Colteaux, a recent Ph.D. graduate in Derek Johnson’s lab provided some important input to Virginia Public Radio on the turtle meat trade to China. Full Article: “The Chinese Feast on Virginia’s Turtles” by Sandy Hausman