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        Fall 2010  
 

 

  Study Abroad
Emma Fox ('12) reports from Turks and Caicos.
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  The lab report
Nineteen students joined faculty research programs this summer......
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  Guest Lecture:
“Birds and the Balance of Nature”, John Kricher, PhD
7:00PM October 27

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New course in neurobiology
The focus will be to investigate the evolution of the nervous system.....
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  Renovations
Lab room 301 is now outfitted with new benches, computer projection.....
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  Teaching Garden Update
In the last two years, two additional gardens have been added.....
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  Kaitlyn Begins '11
"While completing my biology degree at Saint Michael’s, I also had the opportunity to work in the microbiology and genetics lab....."
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  Jason Berglund '11
"Everything I've been learning has really culminated into my senior research project....."
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  Dr. David Guertin '97
My time as a Biology Major at St. Mike’s was a special time...
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  Dr. Pamela Carroll '85
I was a work-study student with Denise Martin and Dr. De Lorenzo—this helped give me the “hands” for bench work........
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Greetings for the Biology Department, and welcome to the Fall 2010 issue of Biology Matters. This past summer was our busiest ever.....

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Wednesday October 27, 2010
Guest Lecture: “Birds and the Balance of Nature”, John Kricher, PhD
7:00PM, McCarthy Arts Recital Hall
The canary in a coal mine has always been a warning of unwelcome change. Birds are highly sensitive...Read on>>

Thursday December 2, 2010
Ice Cream Social & Sandplain Forest Research Poster Session 
6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
3rd floor of
Cheray Science Hall
Students in Biology 151 will be available to discuss their posters that feature their semester-long research projects on the Ecology of Sandplain Forests.

DECEMBER 7, 2010
Macroinvertebrate workshop
10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
301 Cheray
High school students and teachers will join Streams their Project partners to sharpen their macroinvertebrate skills.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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