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Biology Professor Larkin Receives Abraham Lincoln Honor Award

The Biology Department is pleased to announce that Jeff Larkin received the Abraham Lincoln Honor Award, the most prestigious departmental award presented by the Secretary of Agriculture.

Posted on 9/28/2016 2:53:21 PM

Janetski and Travis Offer Act 48 Water Quality Workshop for Area Teachers

Erin Janetski and Holly Travis from the IUP Biology Department offered an Act 48 workshop for teachers from the Indiana and Armstrong school districts on August 16, 2016, as part of an Environmental Education Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Posted on 8/26/2016 2:46:01 PM

Biology Student Anand Presents Animal Behavior Research

Kusuma Anand recently presented her thesis research at the 53rd annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, in Columbia, Missouri.

Posted on 8/26/2016 8:19:15 AM

Biology Undergraduate Research Experience Students Complete Summer Program

Eight undergraduate students have completed the Biology Undergraduate Research Experience, a Biology Department program to encourage student research, increase creative activity, and start student-faculty innovative research projects.

Posted on 8/4/2016 9:05:44 AM

Undergraduate Nursing Student Presents Biology Research at International Microbiology Conference

Iyinoluwa Abimbola Adekola Estinville, an undergraduate nursing student, presented her poster titled “Establishing Dugesia japonica as a Model System to Study Mycobacterium aviumsubspecies avium Pathogenesis” at the ASM Microbe 2016 meeting on June 20, 2016.

Posted on 7/8/2016 1:40:09 PM

Fossil of Early Mammal Discovered, 125 Million Years Old

Shundong Bi, Biology Department, and coauthors published an article in Scientific Reports describing a new genus and species of symmetrodont mammal from Lower Cretaceous Yixian Formation of China.

Posted on 5/27/2016 10:43:38 AM

Simmons Presents at Integrated Tick Management Symposium in D.C. and Visits Capitol Hill

Biology Professor Tom Simmons presented a poster on “Forest fragmentation, deer density, and Lyme disease risk in the Allegheny National Forest: A small mammal perspective” at the Integrated Tick Management Symposium: Solving America’s Tick-Borne Disease Problem, held from May 16 to 17 in Washington, D.C.

Posted on 5/19/2016 5:36:30 PM

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