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Hillary Tanner

Hillary S. Tanner, a lecturer in the College of Engineering, helps students learn visualization skills using things that are familiar to them—such as Legos and iPads with 3-D scanners.

Tai Guo

Tai Guo, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, studies the relationship between early exposure to endocrine disruptors and diseases such as diabetes and asthma.

Mandi Murph

Mandi Murph, an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, educates future pharmacists and also conducts research that aids in the development of drugs to treat cancers that are resistant to standard-of-care drugs.

Kim Coder

Kim Coder, a professor in the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, helps students—as well people across the state and around the world—better understand and appreciate trees in biological, ecological and cultural contexts.

Cheryl Gomillion

Cheryl Gomillion, an assistant professor in the College of Engineering, shows students how the basics of science, technology and engineering can be applied to medical challenges.

Claire de La Serre

Claire de La Serre, an assistant professor in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, studies the mechanisms that trigger overeating while also keeping her students up-to-date on the latest research findings in foods and nutrition.