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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

Biology Faculty Recognized for Achievements in Scholarship

Biology faculty members were recognized for their achievements in scholarship at a dinner hosted by IUP President Michael Driscoll on May 5, 2016.

Posted on 5/11/2016 9:45:03 AM

Janetski, Travis, and Townsend Receive 2016 Pennsylvania Environmental Education Grant

Erin Janetski, biology MS student; Holly Travis, biology associate professor; and Josiah Townsend, biology assistant professor, were recently awarded an environmental education grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.

Posted on 5/9/2016 10:28:20 AM

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

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