Spotlights

Faculty & Staff Spotlights

Fall 2021: Dr. Alicia Reigel

Why did you become a biologist (and specifically the type of biologist you are)?I have always been fascinated with the water and aquatic animals, but ...

Fall 2021: Dr. Matt Estep

Why did you become a biologist (and specifically the type of biologist you are)? A great love of the outdoors led me towards a biology undergradu...

Rachel Bleich

Fall 2020: Dr. Rachel Bleich

For the Fall 2020 installment of our Featured Faculty series, we sat down with Rachel Bleich, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology Departm...

Alumni Spotlights

Spring 2021: Lara Souza

Interview with Lara Souza about her career, her time at Appalachian State University, University of Tennessee and Oklahoma and as Director of Oklahoma...

Christina Daly

Fall 2019: Christina Daly

Our Featured Alumnus for Fall 2019 is Christina Daly. Christina finished her MS at Appalachian in 2016 under the supervision of Dr. Darren Seals.What ...

Picture of Erin McCombs

Spring 2018: Erin McCombs

Our Featured Alumnis for Spring 2018 is Erin McCombs. Erin finished her MS at Appalachian in 2010 under the supervision of Dr. Michael Gangloff.What&n...

Graduate Student Spotlights

August 2021: Erik Rangel-Silva

1. How did you become interested in biology?Learning about the nervous system in my psychology class really sparked the intrigue for biological proces...

Amanda Wilkinson

December 2019: Amanda Wilkinson

For the December 2019 installment of our Featured Graduate Student Series, we interviewed Amanda Wilkinson, who works with Dr. Matt Estep.1. How did y...

Dalton Sizemore

November 2019: Dalton Sizemore

For the November 2019 installment of our Featured Graduate Student Series, we interviewed Dalton Sizemore, who works with Dr. Maryam Ahmed and Dr. Dar...