UPCOMING SEMINARS & EVENTS


Seminar Series

Spring 2017 Seminar Series


During the academic year, the Department of Biology hosts a vibrant Seminar Series which features distinguished researchers in the Life Sciences from around the world.


Please refer to the Spring 2017 Seminar Series schedule for confirmed speakers, and check back frequently as new speakers are added to the schedule.

In The News


Jason Wiles Recognized with Evolution Education Award

Nov 8, 2016
Professor Jason Wiles was awarded the Evolution Education Award by the National Association of Biology Teachers at their annual conference in Denver, CO, in November.
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Life of Dr. Marilyn Kerr Celebrated

Nov 3, 2016
An on-campus celebration of the life of Marilyn Kerr was held on Thursday, November 3rd, in Hendricks Chapel. Kerr--a former assistant professor in the Department of Biology--passed away on October 6th.
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Jason Wiles Receives ACUBE Teaching Excellence Award

Oct 24, 2016
Professor Jason Wiles was honored by the Association of College and University Biology Educators with their Excellence in Teaching Award at their 60th annual national conference in Milwaukee, WI, in October.
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Four Biology Undergraduate Researchers Selected to Present at Meredith Symposium

Oct 22, 2016
Four out of eight students selected to present their research at the inaugural Meredith Symposium on October 22nd work in the labs of Biology faculty: Snigdha Chatterjee (Raina lab), Anniya Gu (Maine lab), Alexandra Logan (Parks lab) and José Marrero-Rosado (Lewis lab). Logan and Marrero-Rosado also won Best Speaker awards.
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Opportunity for Undergraduate Researchers

Sep 9, 2016
Are you a "first generation" or "women in science" undergraduate researcher in the life sciences? If yes, click on the above link for more info on how you can present your paper or poster at the Meredith Symposium on October 22nd.
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Center for Reproductive Evolution Launches Website

Aug 15, 2016
The newly formed Center for Reproductive Evolution (Belote, Pitnick, Dorus, and Friedman labs) has launched their new website.
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Eleanor Maine Lab Awarded Grant to Study Meiotic Silencing

Jun 23, 2016
Dr. Maine and members of her lab will use the award to investigate the mechanisms and developmental importance of meiotic silencing, which is an epigenetic mechanism used by cells to regulate gene expression.
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John G. Thomas G'69 Participates in Doctoral Hooding Ceremony 47 Years After Finishing Degree

May 14, 2016
Dr. Thomas, who earned an M.S. in microbiology and a Ph.D. in virology, went on to become an international educator and global microbiologist, specializing in medical biofilms research.
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Biology PhD Candidate Elizabeth Droge-Young Receives Doctoral Dissertation Prize

May 14, 2016
PhD candidate Elizabeth Droge-Young (Pitnick/Belote lab) is the recipient of the annual College of Arts & Sciences Doctoral Dissertation Prize for the Biology Department.
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Research Resources

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The new, 230,000 sq. ft. Life Sciences Complex and its modern facilities—including a confocal microscope and five climate-controlled greenhouses—provide valuable tools for research and discovery, helping our faculty stay on the cusp of leading developments in the field of biology.

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BOOK CHRONICLES BIO DEPT HISTORY

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Biology at Syracuse University, 1872–2010
A vivid historical portrait of the Biology Department, written by professor emeritus, Dr. H. Richard Levy, this 368-page book includes dozens of period photos, as well as profiles of many former and current department members who have shaped the department over nearly 14 decades.

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