St. John Fisher College News http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot Latest St. John Fisher College News: Biology, en-US 2015-08-04T03:56:21 Students, Faculty Attend Microbiology Conference Three faculty members and four students attended the regional conference of the American Society for Microbiology in May. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=eda5e7d4-655a-44af-870d-7c2727bcce25 2015-06-03T09:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=eda5e7d4-655a-44af-870d-7c2727bcce25 National Biology Honor Society Inducts 29 The Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, National Biological Honor Society, held its third induction ceremony on April 1, 2015. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a20deb26-4a4a-42e8-ba08-e7bd6c7e8876 2015-05-11T08:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a20deb26-4a4a-42e8-ba08-e7bd6c7e8876 Students Explore Biology Research at Natural History Conference A group of St. John Fisher College faculty and students traveled to Springfield, Massachusetts, to learn about ecology and natural history during the annual Northeast Natural History Conference, held ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9734dd83-27b1-42c4-9ec5-280a4b75e0f9 2015-05-06T02:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=9734dd83-27b1-42c4-9ec5-280a4b75e0f9 Bio Students Present Research Five biology students presented their research at the Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta Biology Honor Society's district meeting. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b722e8ee-f9f7-4268-9b34-b120849343b8 2015-04-27T03:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b722e8ee-f9f7-4268-9b34-b120849343b8 Statistics Student Will Attend Summer Institute in Biostatistics Junior Sarah Morton will head to the Summer Institute for Biostatistics at Boston University for a six-week educational experience. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a1a81e58-3ef8-4df1-b078-0d1a0c15bf01 2015-04-10T02:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=a1a81e58-3ef8-4df1-b078-0d1a0c15bf01 Dr. Theresa Westbay Named Interim Dean of St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences Dr. Theresa Westbay was recently named the interim dean of the St. John Fisher College School of Arts and Sciences. Her appointment is effective July 1, 2015. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dcb02e32-991f-4a49-b763-9975210b5a14 2015-04-01T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=dcb02e32-991f-4a49-b763-9975210b5a14 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology: “Let Me Be Frank…” The 7th Annual Lecture in Applied Anthropology will take place on Wednesday, February 18, and will feature Dr. Heather Lindstrom, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=21954383-45f9-4809-acd2-b6886fcf5a92 2015-02-12T07:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=21954383-45f9-4809-acd2-b6886fcf5a92 Countdown to Commencement: Vince Marino This week’s featured senior in our “Countdown to Commencement” series is biology major Vincent Marino. He was nominated by Dr. Kristin Picardo, Associate Professor of Biology. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01219d2f-f781-4797-b9ec-7c48295e5f3f 2015-02-09T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01219d2f-f781-4797-b9ec-7c48295e5f3f Recent Biology Graduates to Publish Work Two biology graduates from the Class of 2014 will have their research published in the <i> Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence </i> this spring. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0044ef83-0a51-484c-84cf-fe1a551f6bc4 2015-01-28T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0044ef83-0a51-484c-84cf-fe1a551f6bc4 Cameron and Michaud Named 2014-2015 Recipients of Excellus Undergraduate Diversity Scholarship As part of its Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Coexistence Dinner on Monday, January 19, St. John Fisher College announced the 2014-2015 recipients of the Excellus BlueCross BlueShield ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c73a1210-fd08-43b9-81af-69cbaffd2b8e 2015-01-22T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c73a1210-fd08-43b9-81af-69cbaffd2b8e Cunningham Studying King Penguins in Sub-antarctic through February Dr. Greg Cunningham, Associate Professor of Biology, will be spending the next three months researching king penguins in the Sub-antarctic. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1e64edad-b1d2-4794-a26b-3b558f41a936 2014-12-11T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1e64edad-b1d2-4794-a26b-3b558f41a936 Students Receive Dante Scholarship from Italian Women’s Civic Club 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7061c2-0079-43cd-92d9-0b4c818ada15 2014-11-18T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7061c2-0079-43cd-92d9-0b4c818ada15 “Sustaining a College” is November 7 First Friday Lecture Topic 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=13aff52a-9c7a-4934-80fd-94a46fa54f7d 2014-10-15T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=13aff52a-9c7a-4934-80fd-94a46fa54f7d Tran Named 3rd Farash Scholar at Fisher 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e70d47d8-b738-4727-b30a-2beb41a68e7a 2014-10-07T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=e70d47d8-b738-4727-b30a-2beb41a68e7a Pharmacy and Biology Faculty, Alumnae Publish Paper 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 <i> American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4bcbee04-145c-40f6-a851-8d55cd662e7b 2014-10-06T09:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4bcbee04-145c-40f6-a851-8d55cd662e7b College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ac4ecba-c149-458f-813c-969433548eb4 2014-10-03T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ac4ecba-c149-458f-813c-969433548eb4 Loss Lecture Series Scheduled for October 15 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5730c17c-d9ef-47d8-843a-1c51c26a6943 2014-09-30T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5730c17c-d9ef-47d8-843a-1c51c26a6943 College Welcomes New Faculty for 2014-15 Academic Year 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 2014-09-11T10:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=8f343317-f06a-417e-a149-529865c55622 Students, Faculty Complete Summer Research at University of Rochester 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=26e44e56-1020-4c28-ae25-0d4a6e17da55 2014-08-08T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=26e44e56-1020-4c28-ae25-0d4a6e17da55 St. John Fisher College Breaks Ground for New Science Building 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c54c0fd9-888d-4b39-bf3e-5f8e2cfd7adf 2014-07-08T12:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=c54c0fd9-888d-4b39-bf3e-5f8e2cfd7adf Alumnus Honored by American Medical Association Foundation Michael Maguire ’07, who is currently an MD/MPH student at University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine (UMMSM), was recently honored by the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation with the ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b18a1cfb-c4c6-466d-b8f0-f45d7f14e08f 2014-06-19T10:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=b18a1cfb-c4c6-466d-b8f0-f45d7f14e08f TriBeta Students Present Work at National Convention Seven members of the St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho Chapter of TriBeta, the Biology Honor Society, presented their research results at the Beta Beta Beta National Convention, which was held June ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03a17478-63e3-41b6-ad5a-7a582f194a1c 2014-06-18T09:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03a17478-63e3-41b6-ad5a-7a582f194a1c President’s Awards Ceremony Honors 50 Graduating Seniors A total of 50 graduating seniors were honored on Friday, May 9, when students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 2014-05-14T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fd7382c3-ec2c-4a13-813f-e89a045515a4 Countdown to Commencement – Nicholas Francisco This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Biology major, Nicholas Francisco. He was nominated by Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5a7f1a12-5471-4eb0-9523-5bff556c76e3 2014-04-21T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5a7f1a12-5471-4eb0-9523-5bff556c76e3 Career Center Staff, Biology Faculty Co-Write Career Exploration Article Dr. Ed Freeman, Associate Professor of Biology, along with Matt Cardin, Director of the Career Center, and Beth Jeffries, Assistant Director of the Center, recently co-wrote an article about career ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=71e021e8-e7dc-42e6-a69b-f27276003a7f 2014-04-15T11:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=71e021e8-e7dc-42e6-a69b-f27276003a7f Countdown to Commencement - Sara Perrone This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features biology major, Sara Perrone. She was nominated by Sally Vaughan, Director of Community Service and Tom Rodgers, Director of Campus Life. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=40b8c02f-f6f7-44eb-a977-382201ea9861 2014-04-14T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=40b8c02f-f6f7-44eb-a977-382201ea9861 Beta Beta Beta Inducts 33 New Members The St. John Fisher College Upsilon Rho chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national honor society for undergraduate Biology majors, held its second induction ceremony on April 4. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3524bef1-ced9-44c2-95ac-bdd42a04111a 2014-04-08T02:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=3524bef1-ced9-44c2-95ac-bdd42a04111a Departments Collaborate on Publication A recent research and teaching collaboration among students, alumni, and faculty from the College’s Biology Department, School of Arts and Sciences, and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy has led to an ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1717ead1-f9a8-47ec-8856-d70785394a7d 2014-03-31T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1717ead1-f9a8-47ec-8856-d70785394a7d Countdown to Commencement - Kelsey Regetz This week’s “Countdown to Commencement” video features Biology major, Kelsey Regetz. She was nominated by Kelly Powell, Founders Hall Residence Director. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7123bc01-7a7c-4b00-a488-5080070adb2c 2014-03-10T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7123bc01-7a7c-4b00-a488-5080070adb2c ’75 Alumna is Keynote Speaker at 2014 Science Scholars Symposium The Annual Science Scholars Program Symposium Lecture will feature keynote speaker Dr. Martha Mutschler-Chu ’75, Professor in the Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics at Cornell University. The... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7600d736-4c4e-4001-a46a-683b6883a36a 2014-03-07T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=7600d736-4c4e-4001-a46a-683b6883a36a Cunningham to be Visiting Faculty in Yucatan in Fall 2014 Dr. Greg Cunningham, Associate Professor of Biology, was recently named as the visiting faculty member at the Central College Abroad’s (CCA) program in the Yucatan in Merida, Mexico for the fall 2014 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1d221a52-e8ea-4b3f-81c7-3edc58b66c16 2014-02-27T11:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=1d221a52-e8ea-4b3f-81c7-3edc58b66c16 College Receives Grant from Finger Lakes Regional Development Council 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2abfb9c3-7f25-4a5b-b62b-391137e5849b 2013-12-19T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2abfb9c3-7f25-4a5b-b62b-391137e5849b Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baafd366-33ed-432d-9a63-af7b905fd1e5 2013-12-04T03:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baafd366-33ed-432d-9a63-af7b905fd1e5 Faculty Participate in “Brain Game” Fundraiser 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e 2013-11-04T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=5ad05b09-772f-4a3f-be03-fa0b2284264e “The Irish Vampire” Coming to Fisher 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0d0de94b-83e6-4f28-b5c5-270ca577b261 2013-10-22T09:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=0d0de94b-83e6-4f28-b5c5-270ca577b261 College Inducts Four into Science and Technology Hall of Fame St. John Fisher College inducted four alumni into the College’s Science and Technology Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Thursday, September 26. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fbcadcd6-6be8-4605-920b-d218f7c4e050 2013-09-27T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=fbcadcd6-6be8-4605-920b-d218f7c4e050 Boller Wins Szarejko Information Literacy Award 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=17eaaf61-60c4-4c85-b2f9-89003c58a52b 2013-09-03T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=17eaaf61-60c4-4c85-b2f9-89003c58a52b Biology Students Present Research at Internationally Renowned Conference 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baf028b6-35a5-4c9c-8463-cdf0de820b39 2013-08-20T10:30:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=baf028b6-35a5-4c9c-8463-cdf0de820b39 Summer Science Fellow Researches Composting to Heed Warning 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bec6f02e-b808-4c5f-ac7e-3190120585d2 2013-08-09T08:00:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bec6f02e-b808-4c5f-ac7e-3190120585d2 Studying the Summer Abroad 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bde972e1-55a9-46e9-8612-9b759417975c 2013-07-30T08:15:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=bde972e1-55a9-46e9-8612-9b759417975c Biology Majors Present at Regional Meeting Five Biology majors presented their research at a recent regional meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), which took place in Buffalo. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4425e297-c654-43c9-8da6-0c3866c33cc6 2013-05-06T12:21:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=4425e297-c654-43c9-8da6-0c3866c33cc6 Countdown to Commencement - Sarah Bowen The last “Countdown to Commencement” video features Sarah Bowen, a Biology major. She was nominated by Kristin Anderson, the Assistant Director of Assessment, Planning, and Institutional Research. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ce3959bc-daac-4296-bba9-9bbc1fd21886 2013-04-29T09:02:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=ce3959bc-daac-4296-bba9-9bbc1fd21886 Biology Department Announces Campus Chapter of Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society The St. John Fisher College Biology Department has announced a newly formed campus chapter of the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=030e29ac-f407-455d-ac9d-e624c3453d37 2013-04-08T03:42:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=030e29ac-f407-455d-ac9d-e624c3453d37 Countdown to Commencement: Husain Bawany 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,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=30688284-3fad-4438-8c6a-60d35024897a 2013-03-25T08:23:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=30688284-3fad-4438-8c6a-60d35024897a Spring Break Turns into Service, A Look Back from Team Appalachia 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... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01030179-e19f-4199-98fd-7d331d6ffab4 2013-03-21T08:45:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=01030179-e19f-4199-98fd-7d331d6ffab4 Dance with Serendipity at the 2013 Science Scholars Symposium on March 19 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 ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7bc69d-1012-4862-b10c-af21d11803d9 2013-03-11T02:26:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=df7bc69d-1012-4862-b10c-af21d11803d9 A Service Spring Break in the Mountains 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,... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f75cb425-6c2a-4650-b23e-5c93860d583d 2013-02-26T08:32:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=f75cb425-6c2a-4650-b23e-5c93860d583d Big Tuna and the Fishermen a Student Favorite at Teddi, Other Campus Events Big Tuna and the Fishermen, Fisher’s faculty band, have become such a staple on campus, they even have their own campus email address. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=955a1029-8722-486a-a5d6-90198895eefb 2013-02-07T08:51:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=955a1029-8722-486a-a5d6-90198895eefb Biology Department Matches Students with Alumni Mentors 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. http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2c738019-ab8f-471a-8ca3-38da0430a992 2013-02-06T11:36:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=2c738019-ab8f-471a-8ca3-38da0430a992 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. ... http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d 2013-01-23T09:29:00 http://www.sjfc.edu/news/detail.dot?id=03e9d243-f94e-496a-bb76-8eea601b2c1d