Columbus State News

Department of Biology Presents to Georgia Academy of Science

Several students and faculty members from Columbus State University’s Department of Biology presented during the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Georgia Academy of Science, hosted by Young Harris College.

Brooks Arnold and professor Brian Schwartz received third place for their poster presentation of “Quantitative PCR Validation of Copper-Regulated Gene Expression in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae.”

Students Michael Rohly, Nate Moore, Chris Resch and Josh May and professor Brian Schwartz gave a verbal presentation of “Genetic Characterization of Mutants of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae that Grow Brown in the Presence of Copper.”

The Georgia Academy of Science was incorporated in 1953 as a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting science education and fostering scientific research in the state

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