Biomedical Sciences

Undergraduate researchers find mentorship through independent projects

Three students delved into sociology research projects and gave presentations at conferences.

Dec 7, 2023

Final cohort of pipeline scholars finds career paths through internships

Nearly 50 students have received full scholarships from a partnership with Battle Creek Public Schools and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

Dec 4, 2023

Town hall on health, safety touches on steps to implement testing, contact tracing in fall semester

Grand Valley leaders provided a glimpse into the preparations of opening a campus under the shadow of COVID-19 during a town hall July 23 for faculty and staff members focused on health and safety measures.

Jul 23, 2020

Graduate student's empathy for a friend with vision loss leads to research that takes top honors at thesis competition

Afokoghene Odhu, a graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, entered his research on diabetic retinopathy in the 3-Minute Thesis competition, an annual event sponsored by The Graduate School, and won first place and $500.

Mar 3, 2020

Faculty member, former CDC researcher brings expertise on coronavirus to class

Like other universities around the country, Grand Valley continues to monitor the coronavirus and its global impact.

Feb 5, 2020

Scholarship will benefit students studying art, biomedical sciences

Carmen Nochera-Wilkens, professor of biomedical sciences, has established a scholarship in memory of her late husband supporting Grand Valley students as they pursue degrees in fine arts and/or biomedical sciences.

Aug 8, 2019

Senior wins national history award for research

Alexis Hansen, a senior who is a double major in psychology and biomedical sciences, won a national history award � the Joan Nestle Award � for her research article focusing on a topography of transgender studies.

Feb 21, 2019

Alumni to share Laker Effect stories, professional experiences during multiple presentations

A mathematician who works for Disney and the investigative reporter who broke the Larry Nassar sex abuse story will be among 10 alumni from Grand Valley's College of Liberal Arts of Sciences who will return to campus to speak about their professional experiences. The CLAS Distinguished Alumni-in-Residence will participate in presentations, lectures, Q&A sessions and meet-and-greet opportunities on the Allendale Campus October 1-5.

Sep 28, 2018

Newest Beckman Scholars will research antibiotic resistance, Parkinson's

Two Grand Valley students selected for the rigorous Beckman Scholars Program will conduct research projects centered on advancing a treatment for Parkinson's disease and discovering novel ways to fight antibiotic resistance.

May 17, 2018

Football player earns spot through early assurance program

Collin Schlosser, a 2017 graduate and Laker football player, was the first Grand Valley student admitted to the Wayne State University School of Medicine through an Early Assurance Program.

Jan 30, 2018