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Biology Students Participate in Community Service Event

Twenty IUP students in Dr. Holly Travis’s Dendrology and Fundamentals of Environmental Biology classes assisted with Work Day at Crooked Creek Environmental Learning Center (ELC) in Ford City on Friday, November 6, 2015.

Posted on 11/11/2015 1:48:35 PM

Simmons Gives Two Invited Talks on Biodiversity and Lyme Disease

Biology professor Tom Simmons gave platform presentations titled “Biodiversity-buffers-disease paradigm: the case for Lyme disease” at recent Pennsylvania Vector Control Association and Western Pennsylvania Chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology meetings.

Posted on 11/9/2015 9:42:56 PM

Undergraduate Biology and Nursing Research Students Present Research at Regional American Society for Microbiology Meeting

IUP students Kimberly Ghorm and Kara McClain presented their medical microbiology research at the Allegheny Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (ABASM) meeting on November 7.

Posted on 11/9/2015 1:35:48 PM

IUP Recognized in Pennsylvania Lyme Disease Task Force Report

IUP was recognized for its tick surveillance capacity and is a suggested support organization in the “Lyme Disease in Pennsylvania” report. IUP’s recognition results from the contributions of student researchers working in Tom Simmons’ Disease and Vector Ecology Laboratory in the Department of Biology.

Posted on 10/14/2015 5:09:41 PM

Biology Internship Informational Meeting on October 12

Dr. N. Bharathan will hold a meeting on Monday, October 12, at 6:00 p.m. in Weyandt 240 to discuss summer internships and the Biology Undergraduate Research Experience (BURE).

Posted on 10/5/2015 3:11:22 PM

Six Biology Students Present Lyme Disease Workshop

Biology students Tashi Bharathan, Austin Edwards, William Gerardi, Rebecca Kruise, Sara McBride, and Victoria Stone presented “Safely Exploring the Woods in the Age of Ticks and Lyme disease” at the Northern Appalachian Folk Festival on September 12, 2015.

Posted on 9/13/2015 8:13:29 PM

Tutoring Now Available Through the Biology Department

Biology Department tutoring sessions will start on Monday, September 14. All sessions will be held in Weyandt 120.

Posted on 9/9/2015 10:56:17 AM

  • Biology Department
  • Weyandt Hall, Room 114
    975 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705-1081
  • Phone: 724-357-2352
  • Fax: 724-357-5524
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 7:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.