Biology Department News

 

College Receives Grant from Finger Lakes Regional Development Council

12/19/2013

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 Andrew Cuomo last week. Read More

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

12/04/2013

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 brought science research and enrichment to students in the district. Read More

Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser

11/04/2013

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. Read More

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

“The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher

10/22/2013

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 Stoker and the Continuing Influence of Dracula” on Monday, October 28, from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Golisano Gateway Midlevel. Read More

College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame

College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame

09/27/2013

St. John Fisher College inducted four alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Thursday, September 26. Read More

Boller Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award

Boller Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award

09/03/2013

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. Read More

Biology Students Present Research at Internationally Renowned Conference

08/20/2013

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 of prestigious international scientific conferences that take place around the world annually. Read More

Summer Science Fellow Researches Composting to Heed Warning

Summer Science Fellow Researches Composting to Heed Warning

08/09/2013

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 the risks associated with it. Read More

Studying the Summer Abroad

Studying the Summer Abroad

07/30/2013

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 academic year. Read More

Biology Majors Present at Regional Meeting

Biology Majors Present at Regional Meeting

05/06/2013

Five Biology majors presented their research at a recent regional meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), which took place in Buffalo. Read More

 

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