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Simmons Coauthors Review Article on Mosquito Parasites

IUP Biology professor Tom Simmons and Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection entomologist Mike Hutchinson coauthored the article, “A Critical Review of All Known Published Records for Water Mite (Acari: Hydrachnidiae) and Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Parasitic Associations From 1975 to Present,” published in the Journal of Medical Entomology on April 25, 2016.

Posted on 5/2/2016 2:22:45 PM

Biology Students Participate in State, Regional, and Local Conferences and Research Forums

Here is a list of undergraduate and graduate biology students who have participated in state, regional, and local meetings and won awards at those meetings in the spring 2016 semester.

Posted on 4/26/2016 3:12:46 PM

IUP Tick Team Presents Seminar for Evergreen Conservancy

Biology students Austin Edwards, Rebecca Kruise, Victoria Stone, Shannon Tepe, and Emily Welch, and faculty members Anne and Tom Simmons, presented a blacklegged tick and Lyme disease seminar for the Evergreen Conservancy at Blue Spruce County Park on April 15, 2016.

Posted on 4/19/2016 2:55:42 PM

Travis and Janetski Present at Life Discovery-Doing Science Conference

Holly Travis, Biology faculty member, and Erin Janetski, Biology MS student, presented original research on student engagement through citizen science participation and led a hands-on, mini-cover board workshop at the third Life Discovery-Doing Science Conference, held on March 18–19, 2016, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Posted on 3/24/2016 2:14:47 PM

Simmons Presents at Mid-Atlantic Tick Summit V

Biology professor Tom Simmons presented his disease and vector ecology laboratory's research findings on Lyme disease risk in the Allegheny National Forest at the fifth annual Mid-Atlantic Tick Summit held at the National Wildlife Patuxent Research Refuge in Laurel, Maryland on March 2, 2016.

Posted on 3/4/2016 11:38:43 AM

Biology Students Present Workshop on Blacklegged Ticks and Lyme Disease

Victoria Stone, Shannon Tepe, Emily Welch, and Tom Simmons presented “A Tick in Time Saves Lyme: The Ecology of the Blacklegged Tick and Lyme Disease in Pennsylvania.”

Posted on 2/23/2016 10:03:23 PM

Biology Students Forte, Krul, and Stewart Present Posters at Student Symposium on the Environment

Biology undergraduate students presented research posters at the 2015 Student Symposium on the Environment on December 3, 2015. The Symposium is held each December at Westminster College to highlight environmental study, research, artistic expression, and service work being done by students in the region.

Posted on 12/7/2015 3:09:28 PM

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