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CBE News for March, 2012
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March 14, 2012
Dayla Morris and Neerja Zambare, CBE undergraduate students in chemical and biological engineering, recently developed an alternate method to the Nessler assay, which is used to measure ammonium concentration in solutions.

March 9, 2012
Anne Camper, CBE faculty and associate dean for research and graduate studies in MSU’s College of Engineering, and Mari Eggers, PhD student, microbiology, were awarded an R25 grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) entitled “Improving Montana community health through graduate education.” With the grant, they created the 

March 9, 2012
Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) projects at Little Big Horn College (LBHC) were featured in a National Science Foundation feature article, “Undergraduate research experiences in biology: Alternatives to the apprenticeship model.”

March 9, 2012
CBE faculty Rich Macur, research assistant professor, chemical and biological engineering, and Brent Peyton, department head, chemical and biological engineering, along with Little Big Horn College’s Jonah Morsette, science instructor, will receive $210,000 over three years to develop fast growing strains of nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria to help advance carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) technologies.