Biology Department News

 

Statistics Student Will Attend Summer Institute in Biostatistics

04/10/2015

Junior Sarah Morton will head to the Summer Institute for Biostatistics at Boston University for a six-week educational experience. Read More

Dr. Theresa Westbay Named Interim Dean of St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Theresa Westbay Named Interim Dean of  St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences

04/01/2015

Dr. Theresa Westbay was recently named the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2015. Read More

7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…”

02/12/2015

The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health from the University of Buffalo as the guest speaker. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Vince Marino

Countdown to Commencement: Vince Marino

02/09/2015

This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is biology major Vincent Marino. He was nominated by Dr. Kristin Picardo, Associate Professor of Biology. Read More

Recent Biology Graduates to Publish Work

01/28/2015

Two biology graduates from the Class of 2014 will have their research published in the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence this spring. Read More

Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/22/2015

As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. Nicola Boroughs of Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Niecy Cameron ’15 and Lindsey Michaud ’17 each with a $500 scholarship in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

Cunningham Studying King Penguins in Sub-antarctic through February

Cunningham Studying King Penguins in Sub-antarctic through February

12/11/2014

Dr. Greg Cunningham, Associate Professor of Biology, will be spending the next three months researching king penguins in the Sub-antarctic. Read More

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club

11/18/2014

Two St. John Fisher College students received scholarships at the Italian Women’s Civic Club (IWCC) Dante Scholarship Awards Dinner on November 1 at Midvale Country Club. Read More

“Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic

“Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic

10/15/2014

The second lecture in the First Friday Lecture Series, which is focused on a sustainability theme this fall, will feature Dr. Michael L. Boller, Associate Professor of Biology and Sustainability Program Director. Boller will present, “Sustaining a College: Teaching and Practicing Sustainability at Fisher.” The lecture will take place on Friday, November 7, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room at 10:00 a.m., and will include a 9:00 a.m. mass followed by breakfast. Read More

Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher

Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher

10/07/2014

Freshman biology major Brian Tran, a graduate of Greece Arcadia High School, is St. John Fisher College’s third Farash Scholar, chosen by the Max and Marian Farah Charitable Foundation earlier this year. As a Farash Scholar, Tran will graduate from Fisher debt-free, and participate in community service at local non-profit organizations throughout his college career. Read More

 

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