St. John Fisher College News Latest St. John Fisher College News: Biology, en-US 2014-12-18T02:32:53 Cunningham Studying King Penguins in Sub-antarctic through February Dr. Greg Cunningham, Associate Professor of Biology, will be spending the next three months researching king penguins in the Sub-antarctic. 2014-12-11T08:45:00 Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club 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. 2014-11-18T11:15:00 “Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic 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 ... 2014-10-15T08:00:00 Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher 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 ... 2014-10-07T11:00:00 Pharmacy and Biology Faculty, Alumnae Publish Paper A group of faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department have published a peer-reviewed original paper in the <i> American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. ... 2014-10-06T09:45:00 College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted five alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on October 2. The induction took place during the College’s Alumni Weekend, which runs... 2014-10-03T10:30:00 Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15 The 2014 Loss Science Lecture Series will feature Dr. Chih-Chang (C.C.) Chu, Rebecca Q. Morgan ’60 Endowed Chair at Cornell University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, October 15, at 7:00 ... 2014-09-30T09:00:00 College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College. 2014-09-11T10:45:00 Students, Faculty Complete Summer Research at University of Rochester Fisher Biology students had an opportunity to work in a nanotechnology laboratory at the University of Rochester for 10 weeks this summer thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation. 2014-08-08T11:00:00 St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building Earlier today, St. John Fisher College officials broke ground on the College’s much anticipated Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building, slated to open in fall 2015. The new building is part ... 2014-07-08T12:00:00 Alumnus Honored by American Medical Association Foundation Michael Maguire ’07, who is currently an MD/MPH student at University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM), was recently honored by the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation with the ... 2014-06-19T10:45:00 TriBeta Students Present Work at National Convention Seven members of the St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho Chapter of TriBeta, the Biology Honor Society, presented their research results at the Beta Beta Beta National Convention, which was held June ... 2014-06-18T09:15:00 President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... 2014-05-14T09:00:00 Countdown to Commencement – Nicholas Francisco This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Biology major, Nicholas Francisco. He was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-04-21T08:45:00 Career Center Staff, Biology Faculty Co-Write Career Exploration Article Dr. Ed Freeman, Associate Professor of Biology, along with Matt Cardin, Director of the Career Center, and Beth Jeffries, Assistant Director of the Center, recently co-wrote an article about career ... 2014-04-15T11:15:00 Countdown to Commencement - Sara Perrone This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features biology major, Sara Perrone. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. 2014-04-14T08:00:00 Beta Beta Beta Inducts 33 New Members The St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for undergraduate Biology majors, held its second induction ceremony on April 4. 2014-04-08T02:45:00 Departments Collaborate on Publication A recent research and teaching collaboration among students, alumni, and faculty from the College’s Biology Department, School of Arts and Sciences, and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy has led to an ... 2014-03-31T08:00:00 Countdown to Commencement - Kelsey Regetz This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Biology major, Kelsey Regetz. She was nominated by Kelly Powell, Founders Hall Residence Director. 2014-03-10T08:45:00 ’75 Alumna is Keynote Speaker at 2014 Science Scholars Symposium The Annual Science Scholars Program Symposium Lecture will feature keynote speaker Dr. Martha Mutschler-Chu ’75, Professor in the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University. The... 2014-03-07T09:00:00 Cunningham to be Visiting Faculty in Yucatan in Fall 2014 Dr. Greg Cunningham, Associate Professor of Biology, was recently named as the visiting faculty member at the Central College Abroad’s (CCA) program in the Yucatan in Merida, Mexico for the fall 2014 ... 2014-02-27T11:00:00 College Receives Grant from Finger Lakes Regional Development Council St. John Fisher College has received a $250,000 grant from the Finger Lakes Regional Development Council as part of the Council’s $59.8 million award made to the Finger Lakes region from Governor ... 2013-12-19T09:00:00 Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools Fisher students have taken service-learning just down the road to two East Rochester schools to bring science programs to in-school and after-school programs. Over 40 Fisher students in two classes ... 2013-12-04T03:30:00 Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser For the third year in a row, St. John Fisher College faculty participated in the “Brain Game,” the annual fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester, on October 10. 2013-11-04T09:00:00 “The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher Who knew that vampires shared the luck of the Irish? Just in time for Halloween, the Irish Studies Program, with support from the New York Council for Humanities, will host “The Irish Vampire: Bram ... 2013-10-22T09:00:00 College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted four alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Thursday, September 26. 2013-09-27T08:00:00 Boller Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library recently presented Dr. Mike Boller, Assistant Professor of Biology, with the 4th Annual Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award. 2013-09-03T10:30:00 Biology Students Present Research at Internationally Renowned Conference This summer, Biology majors Vince Marino and Joe DeRaddo participated in a week-long scientific research conference in Newport, Rhode Island. It was part of the Gordon Research Conferences, a series ... 2013-08-20T10:30:00 Summer Science Fellow Researches Composting to Heed Warning Danielle Kieck ’14, a Chemistry major and Biology minor, has been busy in the campus labs all summer deep in a research project that she hopes will raise basic awareness of community composting and ... 2013-08-09T08:00:00 Studying the Summer Abroad For college students, summers are typically reserved for working to build their bank accounts back up, relaxing, catching up with friends and family from home, and mentally preparing for the next ... 2013-07-30T08:15:00 Biology Majors Present at Regional Meeting Five Biology majors presented their research at a recent regional meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), which took place in Buffalo. 2013-05-06T12:21:00 Countdown to Commencement - Sarah Bowen The last “Countdown to Commencement” video features Sarah Bowen, a Biology major. She was nominated by Kristin Anderson, the Assistant Director of Assessment, Planning, and Institutional Research. 2013-04-29T09:02:00 Biology Department Announces Campus Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society The St. John Fisher College Biology Department has announced a newly formed campus chapter of the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society. 2013-04-08T03:42:00 Countdown to Commencement: Husain Bawany This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Husain Bawany, a Biology and Religious Studies double major. He was nominated by Dr. Kathy Savage, Assistant Professor in the Biology Department,... 2013-03-25T08:23:00 Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia A total of 11 St. John Fisher College students, faculty, and staff traded in their beach towels for an alternative spring break this year, literally. The group partnered with Alternative Spring Breaks... 2013-03-21T08:45:00 Dance with Serendipity at the 2013 Science Scholars Symposium on March 19 The Annual Science Scholars Program Symposium Lecture will feature keynote speaker Dr. Yajaira Sierra-Sastre, a nanomaterials scientist, educator, aspiring astronaut, and chief science officer at ... 2013-03-11T02:26:00 A Service Spring Break in the Mountains As many students pack their swimsuits, suntan lotion, and beach towels for Spring Break, a smaller group of students have opted to spend their break providing community service to residents in Harlan,... 2013-02-26T08:32:00 Big Tuna and the Fishermen a Student Favorite at Teddi, Other Campus Events Big Tuna and the Fishermen, Fisher’s faculty band, have become such a staple on campus, they even have their own campus email address. 2013-02-07T08:51:00 Biology Department Matches Students with Alumni Mentors On Wednesday, January 30, a total of 21 current Biology students had the opportunity to meet and network with alumni who are working in the industry through the department’s peer mentoring program. 2013-02-06T11:36:00 Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, St. John Fisher College announced the 2012-2013 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship. Ms. ... 2013-01-23T09:29:00 Joint Grant Award to Fund Student Research The Biology Department was recently awarded a 2012 Center for Imaging Science (CIS) Research Micro-Grant, in the amount of $5,150.00, from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) that will fund ... 2012-11-28T04:02:00 Faculty Participate in Brain Game For the second year, a group of St. John Fisher College faculty members participated in an annual trivia contest called “The Brain Game,” a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of Rochester. 2012-10-29T01:29:00 Collaborative Costume Concert for Conservation Scheduled for October 25 Halloween will get an early start at Fisher with the Costume Concert for Conservation, an educational and entertaining event that will take place on Thursday, October 25, from 6:00-8:30 p.m. in the ... 2012-10-24T02:30:00 Junior Biology Major Recognized with Golden Giver Award Alicia Vann, a junior Biology major from Fulton, recently received the “Golden Giver” Award from WROC-Channel 8 in Rochester. She was featured during the evening newscast on October 15 for her ... 2012-10-18T10:36:00 Club Column - Colleges Against Cancer and Biology Club This week’s Club Column features Colleges Against Cancer and the Biology Club. 2012-10-04T09:38:00 Biology Gives Students a “Minute to Win It” It was the first week of classes, and Biology Department faculty members were concocting a way to bring new students together with mentor students to start the year off right. 2012-09-19T08:59:00 Fisher Welcomes New Faculty for 2012-13 Academic Year St. John Fisher College has added several new faculty members for the 2012-13 academic year across a variety of disciplines. 2012-09-13T10:12:00 Biology Department News On Friday, May 4, 2012, Dr. Maryann Herman and Dr. Kristin Picardo, both Assistant Professors of Biology, attended the regional conference of the American Society for Microbiology in Amherst, NY. Six ... 2012-05-08T09:14:00 Wegman and Carpenter Receive Student Volunteer Recognition Award St. John Fisher College students Bridget Wegman ’13 and Amanda Carpenter ’14 were recently named the 2012-2013 recipients of the Ann B. & Martin F. Birmingham Student Volunteer Recognition Award. 2012-04-13T10:15:00 Dr. Daryl Hurd is Featured Speaker at April First Friday Lecture On Friday, April 13, Dr. Daryl Hurd, Associate Professor of Biology at St. John Fisher College, will serve as the last guest lecturer in the College’s First Friday Lecture Series. 2012-04-09T10:11:00