Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Biology - Student Success

Dr. R. Emerson and Evelyn Niswander Department of Biology

  • Breegan Andersen '15 is currently an environmental services compliance specialist with August Mack Environmental.
  • Megan Taylor '15 is currently a graduate student in the Agronomy Department at Purdue University, where she works on the genetic improvement of switchgrass, a biofuel plant.
  • Ben Cloud '14 is a graduate student in ecology at the University of Kentucky.
  • Amber Melick '14 is a graduate student in immunology at the University of Kentucky.
  • Matt Helm '13 is working as a plant research scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture at Purdue University, performing research to help achieve global food security.
  • Todd Byrket '13, a biology-psychology double major, is continuing his education at Physician Assistant school at Lincoln University.
  • Sarah Curry '10, an environmental studies and biology major, received recognition at the 2011 annual meeting of the Indiana Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Sarah’s research “Examination of Northern Saw-whet Owl (Aegolius acadicus) fall migration patterns in North Central Indiana” was voted best research paper presented at the 2010 spring meeting. Sarah received funding to study northern saw-whet owls during the fall of 2009 and captured and banded 35 owls during the 2009 banding season. This is a long-term project that is conducted each fall at the Koinonia Biological Field Station owned and operated by Manchester University. 

Matt Helm

Sarah Curry