Biology Department News

 

Microfluidics: A Collaboration between the Chemistry and Biology Departments

09/21/2016

In spring 2016, Drs. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, Nahyr D. Rovira-Figueroa, and Fernando Ontiveros established a collaboration on the implementation of a novel microfluidic laboratory experiment for the general chemistry laboratory curriculum. Read More

Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine

Fisher Alum Appointed Dean of UB School of Dental Medicine

05/24/2016

Joseph J. Zambon, Ph.D., DDS, SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor of Periodontics and Endodontics, has been appointed dean of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. A member of the Class of 1973, Zambon’s appointment was announced after an international search that attracted a pool of highly competitive candidates. Read More

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

School of Arts and Sciences Celebrates Seniors

05/11/2016

This year, the School of Arts and Sciences held an inaugural school-wide ceremony to recognize graduating seniors. Read More

Student Scholars Present at Regional and National Conferences

Student Scholars Present at Regional and National Conferences

05/05/2016

This spring, more than two dozen St. John Fisher College students traveled to several states to present original research at regional and national conferences. Students representing the chemistry, biology, and computer science programs had the opportunity to share their work and network with peers and faculty from across the country. Read More

TriBeta Inducts 38 New Members

TriBeta Inducts 38 New Members

04/07/2016

The College’s Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society held its 4th induction ceremony on Friday, April 1. Read More

Picardo Elected as Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor

Picardo Elected as Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor

03/29/2016

Dr. Kristin Picardo, an associate professor of biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been elected to a three-year term as a Council of Undergraduate Research Councilor in the Biology Division. Read More

Countdown to Commencement: Brent Lindsay

Countdown to Commencement: Brent Lindsay

03/15/2016

Our next featured senior in the 2016 Countdown to Commencement video series is Brent Lindsay, a biology major who was nominated by Kerrie Mullen and Katie Burke in the Office of Freshman Admissions. Read More

Fisher Research Says Sense of Smell Could Aid King Penguins in Colony Identification

Fisher Research Says Sense of Smell Could Aid King Penguins in Colony Identification

10/29/2015

A new study—led by Dr. Greg Cunningham, associate professor of biology at St. John Fisher College—showing that king penguins are able to detect odors associated with their own species has steered researchers to suggest that in addition to acoustic cues, they might rely on their olfactory sense to find their offspring or kin. Read More

October First Friday Lecture Explores Evolving Nature of Science Education

October First Friday Lecture Explores Evolving Nature of Science Education

09/30/2015

The fall 2015 First Friday Lecture Series kicks off with a discussion on the evolving nature of science education at St. John Fisher College. The event, which begins with mass and breakfast at 9 a.m., takes place at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center Board Room. Read More

Fisher Celebrates Opening of New Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building

Fisher Celebrates Opening of New Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building

09/22/2015

St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and breakout spaces for student collaboration. Read More

 

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