January 21, 2022
Biology students and faculty cataloged the freshwater crayfish diversity in the Appomattox River basin for the first time with recognition of two crayfish species new to science.
November 15, 2021
Cells tightly regulate signaling and gene expression patterns to maintain health and viability. When those patterns are disrupted, disease processes such as cancer can develop. The oncoprotein PTOV1 promotes cancer traits such as cell proliferation,
September 16, 2021
Worldwide, billions of birds die each year when they collide with human-made structures. Longwood’s Dr. Brandon Jackson collaborated with researchers from William and Mary, to test the effectiveness of an “an “acoustic lighthouse”.
September 02, 2021
Dr. Ravi Sankar, Dr. Katie Pennington, and Dr. Ann Mayo join the department of Biological and Environmental Sciences.
August 12, 2021
Longwood purchases state-of-the-art Scanning Electron Microscope
January 22, 2020
A recent paper published by Dr. Ludwar in Nature Scientific Reports looks at a mechanism brain cells use to switch sensory inputs on and off.
January 13, 2020
Dr. Kathy Gee was selected for the 2019 Outstanding Educator Award by the Piedmont Soil and Water Conservation District.
April 29, 2019
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 scholarship award winners in the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences! More information about the awards can be found at: http://www.longwood.edu/bes/scholarships/
October 26, 2018
Dr. Kathy Gee, an Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, received Longwood's Junior Faculty Award of Excellence for her significant accomplishments as a researcher and educator.
October 26, 2018
Research conducted by Dr. Dina Leech, in collaboration researchers from the EPA, and Washington State University, reveals that many lakes in the continental United States are becoming murkier.