COSAM Today is a newsletter that provides alumni and friends of the Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics, or COSAM, with a smart way to stay on top of the latest news and updates from the college.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018


COSAM Faculty Receives $650,000 NSF CAREER Award to Develop New Method to Detect Protein Modifications Impacting Diseases such as Cancer

Learn how this COSAM faculty is the recipient of a $650,000 NSF CAREER Award to develop a new method to detect protein modifications, which could directly impact diseases such as cancer and diabetes. Read more about her impressive research


Plasma Paper is Top Pick

Physics of Plasmas highlights COSAM's Plasma Sciences Laboratory group for a paper with high downloads and citations in 2017-2018. Learn more about the paper based on research conducted on the Magnetized Dusty Plasma Experiment


COSAM Junior Researches Ovarian Cancer at Yale University

Kennedye McGhee is just one of four undergraduate students from around the nation that participated in an internship program at Yale University researching ovarian cancer and the impact of the p53 mutation.  Check out this outstanding COSAM junior.   


Geosciences Graduate Student Uses Prestigious International Award to Further Support Field Research at Wetumpka Crater

Only a handful of students receive support from the Barringer Meteorite Crater fund each year, however, Neeraja Chinchalkar is the third Auburn University student to gain this honor.  In 2014, 2017 and now in 2018, COSAM students have been part of this elite group of international researchers.  Find out about her work at the Wetumpka impact crater


COSAM Alumnus Begins Medical School and Offers Advice for Students

Alumnus Wesley Curles, COSAM Dean's Medalist, recipient of an NCAA Postgraduate scholarship and the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, is now attending medical school and shares his advice for students

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