Biology Department News
Departmental Announcements and Notices
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October 2016: Graduate student Elizabeth Gray was recognized at 2016 SACNAS: The National Diversity in STEM Conference for her presentation "The Effect of Phosphorylation on the Localization of Centrins in Toxoplasma Gondii." She was awarded a SACNAS Student Presentation Award for her exceptional work.
June 2016: Dr. Danielle Taghian was awarded the Phi Betta Kappa Award from the Honors Society for positively influencing her students both inside and outside the classroom. Dr. Taghian is an assistant professor of the practice in the department, teaching courses in Molecular Biology as well as the Honors Thesis Seminar. To read more about Dr. Taghian and her award read the Boston College Press Release.
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Each semester the Biology department hosts a weekly seminar series, held each Tuesday in Higgins 310 at 3:00 p.m. See the 2016-2017 schedule for details.
Seminars held by the Graduate School of the Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences.
Check the Undergraduate Calendar for the semester's upcoming events.
The Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences is hosting two cross-cutting lectures by Prof. David Montgomery, a MacArthur Award winning geoscientist, in February:
Feb 9 @ 3:15pm "The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health"
Feb 16 @ 5:00pm "The Rocks Dont Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood"
The department hosted its annual Scientific Retreat on August 22 and 23.