Posts Tagged ‘ Alan Christensen ’

Diverse lineup slated for 2010 research fair

Apr 1st, 2010 | By | Category: April 1, 2010, Issue, Research

Presentations and events on topics ranging from technology development and industry relations to diversity and funding opportunities are on tap for the 2010 UNL Research Fair April 5-8. Sponsored by the Office of Research and Economic Development, the Research Fair celebrates achievements in research, creativity and scholarship through events for faculty, staff and students. The [...]



Employee Shifts

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: August 20, 2009, Employee News, Issue

• Alan Christensen, associate professor of biological sciences, is serving as visiting program director in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, Genes and Genome Systems Cluster at the National Science Foundation in Arlington, Va., through June. • Jennifer Nelson has been appointed interim director of General Studies in the Office of Undergraduate Studies. • [...]



Scientists tap plants’ genetic bag of tricks

Apr 16th, 2009 | By | Category: April 16, 2009, Campus News, Issue

Unlike animals, plants don’t have a fight or flight response to handle threats from their environment. But UNL research is showing they have the next best thing: the ability to adapt to hostile surroundings using a “genetic bag of tricks.” If plant geneticists can figure out how to manipulate these changes artificially, they may be [...]