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Research Focus

Research in the Department of Biological Sciences is unique and ever evolving. Our department’s collaborative environment—along with Michigan Tech’s emphasis on research—fosters a wide variety of inter-university research projects. Faculty research strengths in health, environmental science, ecology and evolution, and biochemistry and molecular biology provide a strong foundation for many fields in biological sciences.

Our research centers, diverse research groups, and state-of-the-art facilities in the Dow Environmental Sciences and Engineering Building and Great Lakes Research Center create an exciting research environment with exceptional opportunities for students and faculty members alike.

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Faculty Focus

John J. Durocher

John J. Durocher

PhD, Biological Sciences-Exercise Physiology

Contact

906-487-1659
jjduroch@mtu.edu

Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences

John has done extensive work in the fields of applied human physiology and exercise physiology. Much of his research has involved the study of how the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system regulates arterial blood pressure at rest and during a variety of stressors. John’s other passion relates

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Karyn Fay

Karyn Fay

MS, Biological Sciences, Michigan Technological University

Contact

906-487-2254
kafay@mtu.edu

Director, Medical Laboratory Science Program, Biological Sciences

Karyn Fay graduated from Lake Superior State College (1975) with a BS in Medical Technology. She did her internship at St. Mary’s hospital in Saginaw, Mi and was certified as a Medical Technologist, MT (ASCP), she has a MS degree from Michigan Technological University (1989) and a Specialty in

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Guiliang Tang

Guiliang Tang

PhD, Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel, 2001

Contact

906-487-2174
gtang1@mtu.edu

Professor, Biological Sciences

Note: "Several Undergraduate Student Researchers are Needed to Do Research on Tomato on Hourly Pay" (Sept., 22, 2016) Several undergraduate student researchers will be recruited and paid hourly to work on tomato plants under the guidance of a senior PhD student. The work includes mainly growing tomato plants, extracting