Biology Department News

 

Countdown to Commencement: Husain Bawany

Countdown to Commencement: Husain Bawany

03/25/2013

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, and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. Read More

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia

03/21/2013

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, an organization that coordinates service-learning immersion trips for college students, and made the trek to Harlan, Kentucky, in the Appalachian Mountain region. Read More

Dance with Serendipity at the 2013 Science Scholars Symposium on March 19

Dance with Serendipity at the 2013 Science Scholars Symposium on March 19

03/11/2013

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 Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation. Read More

A Service Spring Break in the Mountains

02/26/2013

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, Kentucky, in the region of Appalachia. They call themselves “Team Appalachia,” and they leave this weekend. Read More

Big Tuna and the Fishermen a Student Favorite at Teddi, Other Campus Events

Big Tuna and the Fishermen a Student Favorite at Teddi, Other Campus Events

02/07/2013

Big Tuna and the Fishermen, Fisher’s faculty band, have become such a staple on campus, they even have their own campus email address. Read More

Biology Department Matches Students with Alumni Mentors

Biology Department Matches Students with Alumni Mentors

02/06/2013

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. Read More

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

Bawany and Austin Named 2012-2013 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship

01/23/2013

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. Yesenia Garcia-Key, Community Engagement Coordinator, Excellus BlueCross Blue Shield, presented Mohammad Husain Bawany ’13 and Kaelen Austin ’13 with $500 scholarships in recognition of their involvement in Fisher clubs and organizations whose programs reflect a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and social justice. Read More

Joint Grant Award to Fund Student Research

11/28/2012

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 joint research between Fisher students and RIT students. Read More

Faculty Participate in Brain Game

10/29/2012

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. Read More

Collaborative Costume Concert for Conservation Scheduled for October 25

10/24/2012

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 Campus Center Mainstage. Read More

 

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