St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Biology, en-US 2014-09-16T03:28:57 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 2014-09-11T10:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=26e44e56-1020-4c28-ae25-0d4a6e17da55 2014-08-08T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=26e44e56-1020-4c28-ae25-0d4a6e17da55 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c54c0fd9-888d-4b39-bf3e-5f8e2cfd7adf 2014-07-08T12:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c54c0fd9-888d-4b39-bf3e-5f8e2cfd7adf 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b18a1cfb-c4c6-466d-b8f0-f45d7f14e08f 2014-06-19T10:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b18a1cfb-c4c6-466d-b8f0-f45d7f14e08f 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03a17478-63e3-41b6-ad5a-7a582f194a1c 2014-06-18T09:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03a17478-63e3-41b6-ad5a-7a582f194a1c 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 2014-05-14T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5a7f1a12-5471-4eb0-9523-5bff556c76e3 2014-04-21T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5a7f1a12-5471-4eb0-9523-5bff556c76e3 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=71e021e8-e7dc-42e6-a69b-f27276003a7f 2014-04-15T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=71e021e8-e7dc-42e6-a69b-f27276003a7f 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=40b8c02f-f6f7-44eb-a977-382201ea9861 2014-04-14T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=40b8c02f-f6f7-44eb-a977-382201ea9861 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3524bef1-ced9-44c2-95ac-bdd42a04111a 2014-04-08T02:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3524bef1-ced9-44c2-95ac-bdd42a04111a 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1717ead1-f9a8-47ec-8856-d70785394a7d 2014-03-31T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1717ead1-f9a8-47ec-8856-d70785394a7d 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7123bc01-7a7c-4b00-a488-5080070adb2c 2014-03-10T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7123bc01-7a7c-4b00-a488-5080070adb2c ’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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7600d736-4c4e-4001-a46a-683b6883a36a 2014-03-07T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7600d736-4c4e-4001-a46a-683b6883a36a 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1d221a52-e8ea-4b3f-81c7-3edc58b66c16 2014-02-27T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1d221a52-e8ea-4b3f-81c7-3edc58b66c16 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2abfb9c3-7f25-4a5b-b62b-391137e5849b 2013-12-19T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2abfb9c3-7f25-4a5b-b62b-391137e5849b 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baafd366-33ed-432d-9a63-af7b905fd1e5 2013-12-04T03:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baafd366-33ed-432d-9a63-af7b905fd1e5 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e 2013-11-04T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e “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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0d0de94b-83e6-4f28-b5c5-270ca577b261 2013-10-22T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0d0de94b-83e6-4f28-b5c5-270ca577b261 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fbcadcd6-6be8-4605-920b-d218f7c4e050 2013-09-27T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fbcadcd6-6be8-4605-920b-d218f7c4e050 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=17eaaf61-60c4-4c85-b2f9-89003c58a52b 2013-09-03T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=17eaaf61-60c4-4c85-b2f9-89003c58a52b 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baf028b6-35a5-4c9c-8463-cdf0de820b39 2013-08-20T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baf028b6-35a5-4c9c-8463-cdf0de820b39 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bec6f02e-b808-4c5f-ac7e-3190120585d2 2013-08-09T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bec6f02e-b808-4c5f-ac7e-3190120585d2 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bde972e1-55a9-46e9-8612-9b759417975c 2013-07-30T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bde972e1-55a9-46e9-8612-9b759417975c 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4425e297-c654-43c9-8da6-0c3866c33cc6 2013-05-06T12:21:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4425e297-c654-43c9-8da6-0c3866c33cc6 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ce3959bc-daac-4296-bba9-9bbc1fd21886 2013-04-29T09:02:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ce3959bc-daac-4296-bba9-9bbc1fd21886 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=030e29ac-f407-455d-ac9d-e624c3453d37 2013-04-08T03:42:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=030e29ac-f407-455d-ac9d-e624c3453d37 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,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=30688284-3fad-4438-8c6a-60d35024897a 2013-03-25T08:23:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=30688284-3fad-4438-8c6a-60d35024897a 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01030179-e19f-4199-98fd-7d331d6ffab4 2013-03-21T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01030179-e19f-4199-98fd-7d331d6ffab4 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7bc69d-1012-4862-b10c-af21d11803d9 2013-03-11T02:26:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7bc69d-1012-4862-b10c-af21d11803d9 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,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f75cb425-6c2a-4650-b23e-5c93860d583d 2013-02-26T08:32:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f75cb425-6c2a-4650-b23e-5c93860d583d 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=955a1029-8722-486a-a5d6-90198895eefb 2013-02-07T08:51:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=955a1029-8722-486a-a5d6-90198895eefb 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2c738019-ab8f-471a-8ca3-38da0430a992 2013-02-06T11:36:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2c738019-ab8f-471a-8ca3-38da0430a992 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. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d 2013-01-23T09:29:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=016488b6-9298-4cac-8f5f-cc2d6028074d 2012-11-28T04:02:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=016488b6-9298-4cac-8f5f-cc2d6028074d 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8630890f-591b-44d0-8c3f-f903708251fa 2012-10-29T01:29:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8630890f-591b-44d0-8c3f-f903708251fa 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8a61873a-c271-4296-9d37-56d43068d12c 2012-10-24T02:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8a61873a-c271-4296-9d37-56d43068d12c 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2f37e0e2-1680-428f-a1d4-19249fe4a25b 2012-10-18T10:36:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2f37e0e2-1680-428f-a1d4-19249fe4a25b Club Column - Colleges Against Cancer and Biology Club This week’s Club Column features Colleges Against Cancer and the Biology Club. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=cb709461-30d1-489d-ae10-c1462576ae0f 2012-10-04T09:38:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=cb709461-30d1-489d-ae10-c1462576ae0f 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=70105f37-dbe6-4a59-9d6d-130d4bbf1e15 2012-09-19T08:59:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=70105f37-dbe6-4a59-9d6d-130d4bbf1e15 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c07b0433-441a-42f0-94c3-b48973eebea7 2012-09-13T10:12:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c07b0433-441a-42f0-94c3-b48973eebea7 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=23f47d1a-7a0d-4a8e-846c-e9cb06175a15 2012-05-08T09:14:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=23f47d1a-7a0d-4a8e-846c-e9cb06175a15 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b6fd2623-6a31-4c7b-ab14-4cca68f552b8 2012-04-13T10:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b6fd2623-6a31-4c7b-ab14-4cca68f552b8 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d0474694-db6a-4c9a-8ead-6349eeb35178 2012-04-09T10:11:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d0474694-db6a-4c9a-8ead-6349eeb35178 Science Scholars Symposium to Feature Keynote Speaker Dr. George Hudler, Student Presentations The Science Scholars Program at St. John Fisher College will hold a two-day symposium on Tuesday, April 10, and Friday, April 13. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2a5b1fa4-2c7b-4a23-91ca-a97c733a012b 2012-04-03T11:09:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2a5b1fa4-2c7b-4a23-91ca-a97c733a012b Countdown to Commencement 2012 – Allison Hall This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Allison Hall, a Biology major with a Chemistry minor. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4f533da1-b14e-4a58-80c6-0936658392a2 2012-03-26T02:24:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4f533da1-b14e-4a58-80c6-0936658392a2 Countdown to Commencement 2012 – Steven Karnyski This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Steven Karnyski, a Biology major who is minoring in Chemistry and Mathematics. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7fd9537d-40c7-4534-9448-c76cbbf0fb80 2012-01-30T10:43:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7fd9537d-40c7-4534-9448-c76cbbf0fb80 Biology Students Present at International Conference St. John Fisher College Biology majors Lindsey Lamphear and Katelyn Giardino recently served as presenters at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), which took place ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d605770c-a230-43cd-9cc4-81a7a5a38b67 2011-12-13T01:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=d605770c-a230-43cd-9cc4-81a7a5a38b67 Career Center and Biology Department Team Up for Events St. John Fisher College’s Career Center and Biology Department recently teamed up to collaborate on two events aimed at putting students’ career knowledge into action. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9d47de47-8b19-4b8f-984f-1251184ac6d5 2011-11-29T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9d47de47-8b19-4b8f-984f-1251184ac6d5 Loss Lecture Series Brings Over 150 to Campus On Wednesday, October 19, Dr. Alexandra McPherron of the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disorders, Genetics of Development and Disease Branch, ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=35b6a1b4-8d73-4332-8ff4-d9c51824f944 2011-11-03T10:57:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=35b6a1b4-8d73-4332-8ff4-d9c51824f944 Health Professions Grad Schools at Grad Fair On Wednesday, October 19, the Career Center will be hosting the annual graduate school fair with dozens of schools on hand to help you decide if continuing your education is the right step for you. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a7240227-4331-45c6-a65a-81cbf30366ab 2011-10-13T09:07:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a7240227-4331-45c6-a65a-81cbf30366ab