Biology

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Departmental News and Events

Rhodes College has established a $1 million endowment thanks to the generosity of Patricia and Charles Robertson, Jr. to fund new and ongoing faculty-led research projects in the Department of Biology.
The goal of the research is to gain a better understanding of the actions of nitric oxide used by the human immune system as a chemical defense to fight off bacterial infection and how bacteria such as <em>Salmonella</em> can evade these actions.
There is a new addition to the Memphis Zoo family—Kosti the elephant—and she getting to know the zookeepers as well as Animal Behavior and Conservation Fellows from Rhodes College.