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Townsend and students Present Research at Mesoamerican Biology and Conservation Congress in Honduras

A keynote address by Josiah Townsend, sponsored symposium, and student poster awards highlight IUP’s participation at the 2014 Congress of the Mesoamerican Society for Biology and Conservation (Sociedad Mesoamericanapara la Biologia y Conservacion).

Posted on 11/19/2014 9:33:15 AM

Student Award Named for Humphreys; Simmons Presents on “The Indestructible Blacklegged Tick”

The Pennsylvania Vector Control Association honored IUP Biology professor emeritus Jan Humphreys at its 2014 conference by announcing that it had changed the name of its student award to the Dr. Jan G. Humphreys PVCA Academic Award for Student Research in Vector Control.

Posted on 11/2/2014 5:58:53 PM

Biology Department Seminar, October 31

Robert Hinrichsen will present the next Biology Department seminar, “Biological Rhythms and Behavior in Paramecium tetraurelia: A Hypothesis to Integrate the Involvement of IP3, Ca2+ and Reactive Oxygen Species,” at noon in Weyandt Hall, room 6.

Posted on 10/29/2014 1:54:51 PM

Student Peles Receives Pennsylvania Academy of Science Grant for Master’s Research

Dan Peles, an MS Biology student, received $500 in research grant funds from the Pennsylvania Academy of Science for his proposal, “Determining Mycobacterium avium Host Immune Response Evasion: Serovar 8 serovar-specific glycopeptidolipid (ssGPL) and Its Significance In Phagosome-Lysosome Fusion.”

Posted on 10/21/2014 12:16:58 PM

Tyree and Janetski Receive Biology Research Grant Awards

David Janetski and Michael Tyree, Department of Biology, received research grant awards to study yellow perch stock assessment and to measure plant respiration and photosynthesis.

Posted on 10/7/2014 5:34:01 PM

Biology Department Establishes Undergraduate Research Experience Fund

The Department of Biology has established a fund for qualifying biology and biochemistry majors to do undergraduate biology research during summer 2015.

Posted on 10/1/2014 4:56:02 PM

Shundong Bi Paper Describes Fossils of Three New Species

Shundong Bi, Department of Biology, coauthored a paper published in the September 10, 2014, issue of the journal Nature, describing six fossils representing three new species from a rare group of rodent-like mammals from China. 

Posted on 9/11/2014 1:07:26 PM

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