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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

Three Biology Students Publish Tick Population Study

Students James Shea, Rebecca Kruise, and Michele Myers-Claypole, professor of biology Tom Simmons, and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Vector Management entomologist Mike Hutchinson published the article “Seasonal Activity, Density, and Collection Efficiency of the Blacklegged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) (Acari: Ixodidae) in Mid-Western Pennsylvania” in the Journal of Medical Entomology

Posted on 9/6/2015 10:14:05 PM

Biology Department Seminar on “Conservation of Urban Forest Health and Sustainability via Tree Genetic Diversity”

The Biology Department Fall Seminar Series will begin on September 11, 2015, with distinguished guest speaker Cynthia Morton of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh.

Posted on 9/4/2015 8:36:09 AM

Biology Students Volunteer for Raccoon Rabies Vaccination Program

Biology undergraduates William Gerardi and Sara McBride and biology professor Tom Simmons participated in the Allegheny County Health Department’s Raccoon Oral Rabies Vaccination hand-baiting program on August 13, 2015.

Posted on 8/14/2015 11:47:00 AM

Biology Professor Publishes on Kidney Development in Zebrafish

Biology Faculty Publishes on Kidney Development in Zebrafish

Posted on 6/29/2015 12:55:00 PM

Biology Professor Simmons Interviewed on Lyme Disease

Biology Department Professor Tom Simmons was featured in a television news segment on the Lyme disease epidemic in western Pennsylvania. Simmons was interviewed in his Disease and Vector Ecology Laboratory at IUP by Maria Simbra, medical reporter for KDKA-TV, CBS–Pittsburgh.

Posted on 6/27/2015 6:02:56 PM

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