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Veteran Microbiology Professor Ready for Online Teaching

Jonathan Olson is an Associate Professor and the Director of Undergraduate Microbiology Programs in NC State’s Department of Biological Sciences. A veteran professor, Dr. Olson is ready for the challenge of teaching MB 351: General Microbiology again, but with a new-to-him twist—as an online course. We spoke with Dr. Olson to capture his insight on[…] Read More

Summer Brings New Microbiology DE Instructor + Course

Michael Taveirne is a Teaching Assistant Professor at NC State in the Department of Biological Sciences. This summer, he steps into a new role as distance education (DE) course instructor. We spoke with Dr. Tavierne about his background and what he’s looking forward to about the Microbiology online courses. NC State: What courses do you[…] Read More

Faculty Profile: Dr. Melissa Ramirez

Dr. Melissa Ramirez, a Teaching Assistant Professor at NC State, joined the faculty of Department of Biological Sciences in 2014. She earned her Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Virginia Tech and specializes in Microbiology, Immunology, and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Ramirez teaches students, focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning in microbiology, and defines best[…] Read More

NC State to Host Annual American Society for Microbiology Meeting

The American Society for Microbiology, North Carolina Branch, will be holding its annual meeting at NC State Raleigh campus on Saturday, October 21st, 2017. The meeting brings together the entire state of North Carolina’s researchers and professionals from academia, government and industry in microbiology to share and discuss exciting new research in the field.  […] Read More

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