Tag: Human Biology

Tiny Earth, Big Impact

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Congratulations to Prof. Brian Merkel, campus support personnel and everyone who took part in the Tiny Earth event at the Lambeau Field Atrium, Friday, Dec. 7. Attendance alone (about 250 attendees) was impressive for the inaugural event. In addition, UW-Green Bay students took first and third place (out of 56) for their research posters. “Tiny […]

Student speaker Putnam ’18 challenges peers to seek more knowledge, more kindness, more love

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Lauren Putnam (Human Biology), was the Graduating Class Speaker for UW-Green Bay’s 2018 Winter Commencement Ceremony. A leader in her class and in the organizations that she works within, Putnam strives to lift up fellow students and up-and-coming high school students, to show them the careers and opportunities available in the health care fields. In […]

‘Tiny Earth’ event is targeting global health crisis

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) considers his students the best medicine against the antibiotic resistance crisis, which is the reasoning behind the “Tiny Earth” event taking place on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 at Lambeau Field. “This is really a crowd sourcing effort, more specifically a student sourcing effort because students are being […]

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel featured on WPR segment

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Brian Merkel (Human Biology) was featured on WPR’s morning show to discuss solving the problem of antibiotic resistance, which is the theme for the “Tiny Earth” event to be held at Lambeau Field on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. Listen to the segment.

Dec. 7 event aimed at discovering new antibiotics

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More than 200 registered for ‘Tiny Earth’ event at Lambeau Field Green Bay, Wis. — Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health. The “Tiny Earth” event at Lambeau Field on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in the Lambeau Field Atrium (Indoor Clubs, Fourth Floor) hopes to help […]

Timing Is Everything | Lorenzo Lones | TEDxUWGreenBay

Timing Is Everything | Lorenzo Lones | TEDxUWGreenBay Timing is often overlooked. Its never really considered to play a significant role in day-to-day life. In this talk, Lorenzo combines a personal story with research conducted at Washington University in St. Louis to explain why Timing is Everything. Lorenzo Lones is a neuroscience Ph.D. student at […]

Discovering new antibiotics is focus of Dec. 7 event at Lambeau Field

There are more than 200 registered and 67 posters ready for presentation for the Tiny Earth event at Lambeau Field on Dec. 7, 2018. “Tiny Earth undergraduate students from across Green Bay and Wisconsin bent on a mission to discovery new antibiotics are convening at Lambeau Field on Friday to present their research,” said UW-Green […]

Faculty note: Prof. Pearson published research

“Since vitamin K is so integral to good bone health, it is natural to assume that it may be used to treat certain bone problems. Research by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay found that vitamin K has a positive effect on bone mineral density and decreases fracture risk. The research was recently published in The Science of […]