Micah Leigh Unruh

Doctoral aspirant
Primary office:
KBS- Higuchi Hall


Advisor: Sharon Billings
Research Interests: How human activity and anthropogenic climate change alter the reciprocal relationship between soil biota and soil structure
Hometown: Lewis, KS


  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Rockhurst University


  • Unruh, M.L., “Characterization of Attachment in a Species of Tetragonocephalum (Cestoda: Lecanicephalidea) from the Whipray Urogymnus asperrimus 1”; Southwestern Association of Parasitologists Annual Meeting, Speaker; Kingston, OK; May 2019

Awards and Honors:

  •  Unruh, M.L. Edward Kos Molecular Biology Award for Outstanding Academics and Leadership in Biology. Rockhurst University. $100. 2019
  •  Unruh, M.L. Mark Dresden Award for Undergraduate Research Presentation. Southwestern Association of Parasitologists Annual Meeting. $150. 2019
  •  Unruh, M.L. Ignatius of Loyola Scholarship. Rockhurst University. $4000.  2018-2019
  •  Unruh, M.L. Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship.  Rockhurst University. $48,000.  2018-2019
  •  Unruh, M.L. Grinnell Family Math Scholarship. Johnson County Community College.  $500. 2016  



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