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Assistant professor combines passions for public service and research

Biology News - Mon, 08/18/2014 - 5pm
BOONE—A stint in the Peace Corps combined with an interest in plant biology helped solidify the research interests of Dr. Matt Estep, an assistant professor in Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology. Striga, an invasive plant, is devastating crops in sub-Saharan Africa such as this field of maize. Appalachian State University Assistant Professor Matt Estep hopes [...]

Appalachian professor part of NSF research team studying Earth’s biological biodiversity

Biology News - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 9am
BOONE—Assistant Professor Michael Madritch from Appalachian State University’s Department of Biology is part of the National Science Foundation’s “Dimensions of Biodiversity” program. The goal of the decade-long NSF program is to transform how Earth’s biological diversity is described and understood by the year 2020. Photo by Michael MadritchPhoto by Maren Friesen Madritch is co-principal investigator on a [...]


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