Tag Archives: Biology

TROY researcher and students studying habitat changes on federally-listed species of mussel

December 9, 2019
By Jonathan Sellers

A Troy University biologist and his students have joined with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and PowerSouth to study the effects of habitat change on federally-listed species of mussel.

TROY professor helps discover new species causing black gill in Georgia shrimp

December 4, 2019
By Matt Clower

A Troy University biologist recently identified the microscopic parasite behind a mysterious ailment ravaging the shrimp population off the coast of Georgia.

For years, Georgia’s shrimpers have watched in dismay as the shrimp population off the Atlantic coast has dwindled. As the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported, shrimpers there blamed “black gill,” an affliction that darkens…

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Alumna wins Miss New York title

June 21, 2019
By Clif Lusk

Troy University alumna Lauren Molella has been crowned Miss New York 2019, becoming the first person to have won the title of both Miss New York’s Outstanding Teen (2011) and the state title in the Miss America preliminary.

The 24-year old native New Yorker, who graduated with a double major in biology pre-med and psychology…

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