Biology Department News

 

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

Pharmacy and Biology Faculty, Alumnae Publish Paper

10/06/2014

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 American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. Read More

College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame

College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame

10/03/2014

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 through Sunday, October 5. Read More

Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15

Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15

09/30/2014

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 p.m. in Basil 135. It is free and open to the public. Read More

College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year

09/11/2014

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. Read More

Students, Faculty Complete Summer Research at University of Rochester

Students, Faculty Complete Summer Research at University of Rochester

08/08/2014

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. Read More

St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building

St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building

07/08/2014

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 of the College’s Building for the Future initiative. Read More

 

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