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Four Biology Students Win Competitive National Research Grants Cheyenne Ernst, Veronika Jurzcuk, Caden Jensen, and Joseph Current

11/04/2020 - Four undergraduate biology students at St. John Fisher College were awarded TriBeta Research Grant Awards. The students received grants totaling $2,509 to support their biology research at Fisher.

Summer Research Fellows Pair Up to Study Treatments for Obesity Two hands hold a slide under a microscope.

10/19/2020 - Joseph Current and Caden Jensen spent their summers conducting research to confirm the obesogenic effects of BPS, a substitute for BPA in plastic and food containers, and determining if the antiobesogenic properties of natural compounds can be used to rescue zebrafish from these effects.

Fisher to Expand Support for Students in STEM Fields Banners on a wall in the Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building showcases the many disciplines students can explore at Fisher.

09/28/2020 - St. John Fisher College will create a new student support program for underrepresented minority or economically disadvantaged undergraduates studying STEM fields, thanks to a $400,000 grant from the New York State Education Department’s Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP).

Chemistry Faculty Leads Food Box Program in Puerto Rico Residents of Puerto Rico unload food boxes, thanks to a collaboration between Puerto Rico Rise Up and Caribbean Produce. Fisher Professor Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández helped organize the effort.

09/16/2020 - Though he may be a Rochester resident now, Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, an associate professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, remains a strong advocate for his native Puerto Rico.

Two Selected as Inaugural Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship Recipients Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo

09/04/2020 - St. John Fisher College students Jonathan De La Fuente and Joseph Torrillo were selected as the inaugural recipients of the Noyce INSPIRE Scholarship.

New Faculty Faces at Fisher A class is in session at the Wegmans School of Nursing.

08/24/2020 - This August, five full-time faculty members will teach their first fall courses at St. John Fisher College.

Course Offers Interdisciplinary Approach to COVID-19 A drawing of the coronavirus with arrows pointing to a house, medicine bottle, hands being washed, stethescope, and people six-feet apart.

08/14/2020 - Nearly 80 members of the Class of 2024 spent the last six weeks looking at the coronavirus pandemic through a multi-faceted, interdisciplinary lens.

National Science Foundation Grant Funds Fisher Nanoscience Research Alexey Ignatchenko

08/13/2020 - Dr. Alexey Ignatchenko, associate professor of chemistry at St. John Fisher College, received a $213,652 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to support a fundamental research study in catalytic reactions on surfaces with a potential to improve the production of biofuel.

Physics Professor Publishes Two Papers Dr. Munawar Karim

06/18/2020 - Munawar Karim, professor of physics at St. John Fisher College, recently published two papers in academic journals.

Chemistry Faculty Serves as Panelist at National Academies of Sciences Dr. Martínez-Hernández at the Albert Einstein bronze statue in the grounds of the National Academy of Sciences.

06/11/2020 - Dr. Kermin J. Martínez-Hernández, associate professor in chemistry, was selected to participate in the Ford Foundation Fellowship Physical Sciences Panel for the 2020 program year at the National Academy of Sciences held in Washington, D.C. this spring.