research @ Texas A&M / 2022 Issue

Research @ Texas A&M…the magazine is produced by Research Communications and Public Relations in Texas A&M University’s Division of Research. The purpose of this magazine is to inform readers of the research, discovery, and scholarly activity by the faculty, staff, and students of Texas A&M and those agencies of The Texas A&M University System located in the Brazos Valley.

Admission to Texas A&M or any of its programs is open to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or educationally unrelated handicaps. MEDIA REPRESENTATIVES: Permission is granted to use part or all of any article published here. Appropriate credit is requested. Correspondence regarding editorial content should be sent to Texas A&M University is a member of The Texas A&M University System.

research@Texas A&M Magazine staff

Editor Susan Wolff

Associate Editor Rusty Cawley

Designer Brenda McShan

Staff Writers Courtney Brake, Amanda Hohlt

Contributors Jennifer Gauntt, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Heather Rodriguez, College of Liberal Arts

Videos, Animation and Photos Courtney Brake, Maleah Miller, Helena Rodriguez, John Schroeter, Samuina Tahbou, Monica Vega

Illustrator Ryan Farrell

Proofreaders Amita Panda, Michelle Sullens, Amelia Soltes, Faith Perry