Join us May 1 for Virtual Biology Day

The Department of Biology will host the spring 2021 Virtual Biology Day on Saturday, May 1. This virtual symposium will showcase research projects conducted by the undergraduate students in the Department of Biology. The day-long event begins at 10:30 a.m.  This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in the sciences to learn more … Continue reading Join us May 1 for Virtual Biology Day

Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

It’s the body part that gets the most media attention. But, why don’t we talk about them – like, really talk about “boobs”? Five percent of women in the U.S. have had breast implants. New research indicates that more than 2/3 of women – in 40 countries around the world – are dissatisfied with their … Continue reading Registration is Open for the Discussion with Leslie Lehr, Author of “A Boob’s Life”

Registration Open for Third Scarlet Scholar Series Lecture with Dr. Nathan Fried

Join us Thursday, April 1, for the Third Scarlet Scholars Lecture, featuring Dr. Nathan Fried, Assistant Teaching Professor of Biology. Dr. Fried will present, “How the Body Language of a Mouse May Help Us Find New Pain Medicine that’s Safer than Opioids.”  All are welcome to attend this virtual lecture. The event will begin at … Continue reading Registration Open for Third Scarlet Scholar Series Lecture with Dr. Nathan Fried

MARC Applications Due March 25

Students interested in biomedical research are invited to apply to the Rutgers–Camden Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program and become an undergraduate research fellow. Applications are due Thursday, March 25, 2021.   About the Program: Launched in 2019, the MARC program recruits four undergraduates from underrepresented backgrounds each year to conduct innovative research with scientific … Continue reading MARC Applications Due March 25

Biology Major Taqdees Gohar Receives Best Poster Award at National Conference

Taqdees Gohar, a biology major, recently received a best poster award from the national Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), for her research project, “Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Fish Oil Improve Learning and Memory in Drosophila melanogaster.” The work for this project took place in the course “Principles and Practices of Biological Research.” … Continue reading Biology Major Taqdees Gohar Receives Best Poster Award at National Conference

Alumnus Sandy Stewart to Present in “Exploring Careers in Biology” Seminar

Sandy Stewart CCAS ’81, GSC ’87, former CEO of Immunovation and Arcanum Discovery and former Vice-President of Paradigm Genetics, will present in a special session of “Exploring Careers in Biology,” a virtual course offered by Dr. Kwangwon Lee, Associate Professor of Biology. Mr. Stewart will offer anecdotes from his storied career as well as advice … Continue reading Alumnus Sandy Stewart to Present in “Exploring Careers in Biology” Seminar

Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Congratulations to the following faculty members who received promotions and tenure appointments approved by the Board of Governors at a meeting on Tuesday, June 16th: Department of Biology Dr. Nir Yakoby – Professor I Department of Childhood Studies Dr. Lynne Vallone – Distinguished Professor Department of Computer Science Dr. Sunil Shende – Professor I Department of … Continue reading Announcement of Faculty Promotions and Tenure Appointments

Join us for the First Virtual Biology Day on May 2

All are welcome to attend the Department of Biology‘s first Virtual Biology Day, scheduled for Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. This is an excellent event for prospective biology students to attend, as they will hear current biology students present their research. There will be 13 student presentations, plus a keynote speech … Continue reading Join us for the First Virtual Biology Day on May 2

Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments

The Board of Governors approved the following promotions and tenure appointments at their meeting on Tuesday, April 7: Dr. Kate Cairns – Promoted to Associate Professor of Childhood Studies Dr. Cynthia Clark – Promoted to Professor of Anthropology  Dr. Kelly Dittmar – Promoted to Associate Professor of Political Science Dr. Nikhil Kapur – Promoted to … Continue reading Announcing Faculty Promotions & Tenure Appointments