Biology Department News


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

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. 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


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


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


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

Junior Biology Major Recognized with Golden Giver Award

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 volunteerism and compassion for the elderly. Read More

Club Column - Colleges Against Cancer and Biology Club


This week’s Club Column features Colleges Against Cancer and the Biology Club. Read More

Biology Gives Students a “Minute to Win It”

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. Read More

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. Read More


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