Beta Beta Beta, established at Millsaps in 1975, is a national honor society for students in the biological sciences. Its purposes are to stimulate sound scholarship, to promote the dissemination of scientific truth, and to encourage investigation of the life sciences.
To be tapped as a full member, students must have completed at least three biology classes with a grade of B or better in each. Only an interest in biology is necessary to be an associate member!
Email Aaron Schwartz if you are interested in being tapped into the TriBeta honorary. Be sure to include your box number and whether you want to be tapped as a full or associate member.
23rd Annual Millsaps Student Research Symposium
Friday, January 25, 2013
All of the students who participated in the 23rd Annual Millsaps Student Science Research Symposium are to be commended for their excellent presentations.
Special recognition goes to the following students:
First Place for an Oral Presentation:
Ryan Clark (Department of Neuroscience) for "The Long-Term Effects of Postnatal Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors on the Anterior Commissure"
Second Place for an Oral Presentation:
John McAfee (Department of Chemistry) for "An Enzymatic Assay Method for Formate Detection in Escherichia Coli: Elucidating the Mechanism of Oxalate Depedent ATR"
Abed Haddad (Department of Chemistry) for "Characterization of P-Nitrophenyl Polysulfides and their Potential Oxidative Reactivity"
Beta Beta Beta would also like to thank our judges:
Dr. Louwanda Evans (Department of Sociology/Anthropology) and Dr. Zachary Musselman (Department of Geology).
Thank you again to all of our participants for making thi such a fantastic (and well-attended) symposium!
Beta Beta Beta's 2012 Officers:
Neha Patel, Muzamil Khawaja and Aaron Schwartz demonstrating
physical and chemical changes with students at Brown Elementary.
TriBeta Volunteer Tutors 2012-2013