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Computer Science Professor Receives Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Synthetic Biology

Computer Science Professor Receives Grant from National Science Foundation to Study Synthetic Biology

Dr. Dimitris Papamichail, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, has been awarded a research grant from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Computing and Communication Foundations (NSF-CCF) core program. Dr. Papamichail’s research focuses on computational design of synthetic genes with enhanced properties. Synthetic Biology moves beyond conventional genetic manipulation to construct novel biological components, which doContinue Reading

TCNJ researchers are headed overseas to present their Big Bang–related research

TCNJ researchers are headed overseas to present their Big Bang–related research

Mitchell Revalski and Will Rhodes are trying to pry secrets from the cosmos. Later this month, the two physics majors will reveal what they’ve learned at the San Cugat Forum on Astrophysics in Barcelona, pain. In all likelihood, they’ll be the only undergraduates in the room. For the past year they have been searching forContinue Reading

Statistics Professor Publishes new Book

Statistics Professor Publishes new Book

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Ochs, Associate Professor of Statistics, who has recently published a new book. The edited volume––Gene Function Analysis––is part of the “Methods in Molecular Biology 1101″ series, by Springer Protocols. A summary of the volume is provided below.  Gene Function Analysis, 
Second Edition The determination of protein function has been a majorContinue Reading

Mathematics Professor Receives New Jersey Distinguished Teaching Award

Mathematics Professor Receives New Jersey Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Karen Clark , Associate Professor of Mathematics, has received the 2014 ”Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics” award from the New Jersey section of the Mathematics Association of America.  The award was presented at the Eleventh Annual Garden State Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, which was held on April 5, 2014. In 1991 the Mathematical Association of American institutedContinue Reading

Four Biology Majors Strike Gold(water)!

Four Biology Majors Strike Gold(water)!

Four TCNJ Biology majors have been honored by the 2014 Goldwater Scholars Awards Committee.  Biology majors Syndi Barish and Andrew Goldfarb have been selected as Goldwater Scholars for 2014, and Biology majors Daniel Chawla and Dylan McClung were selected for honorable mention in this year’s national competition. This may be the first time that TCNJ has had fourContinue Reading

TCNJ Recycles Holman Hall

TCNJ Recycles Holman Hall

Demolished then recycled to make way for a new science and technology building. — The Star-LedgerContinue Reading

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