Biological Sciences Newsletter

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Biology Department Welcomes New Genetics Professor, Nicole Evans

August 14, 2014

Niki-EvansThe Dept. Biological Sciences welcomed Prof. Nicole Evans to the faculty as a visiting professor in August 2013. Prof. Evans received her B.S. in Biology at Grand Valley State University in Allendale Michigan and her Ph.D in Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan in ...

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Jessica Orr, Biology Lab Operation Coordinator, receives 2014 Purdue University Calumet Outstanding Operations Assistant of the Year Award

August 14, 2014

Photo of Jessica OrrJessica Orr was recognized as the Operations Assistant of the Year  at theAnnual Purdue University Calumet Service Luncheon on April 25, 2014. Jessica joined Purdue University Calumet in 2011.  Her main job responsibility is to manage general biology/microbiology preparation lab and prepare materials for ...

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Diana Young, Biology Lab Operation Coordinator, Receives 2014 The Going The Extra Mile With A Smile Award

August 14, 2014

dianaDiana was nominated by Prof. W. T. Evert Ting, Prof. RadmilaSarac, and Prof. Feng-Song Wang for the 2014 The Going The Extra Mile With A Smile Award.  This award recognizes clerical, service and administrative professional support staff within Academic Affairs who have exhibited exemplary customer service and ...

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Nikka Abaricia Presents Research at ASCB Conference

April 28, 2014

Nikka Abaricia, biology senior, shares her experience of presenting a poster at the American Society for Cell Biology Conference in New Orleans in December, 2013:

Every year the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) holds a national convention and invites up and coming scientists for symposiums, famed guest speakers to talk about their research, and even ...

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Biology senior, Cody Stewart, receives Purdue Calumet Sigma Xi Student Research Award

April 28, 2014

Biology senior, Cody Stewart, receives Purdue Calumet Sigma Xi Student Research Award for his research on “Intersubunit Mutational Effects of GIRK1 and GIRK4 Subunits” on April 25, 2014.

“Cody’s dedication to his studies and learning is equally demonstrated in his commitment to his career in the Army and his contributions on campus here at Purdue Calumet and ...

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Dr. Michael Zimmer Promoted to Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

April 9, 2014

The Purdue Board of Trustees granted promotions to Prof. Mike Zimmer and other nine Purdue Calumet faculty members during a Board meeting at Purdue North Central on April 4, 2014. The promotions are effective with the start of the 2014-15 academic year.

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Congratulations to Student Researchers

April 9, 2014

Congratulations to First and Second Place Winners of Graduate Poster Award at the Purdue University Calumet Student Research Day, April, 3, 2014. First Place – Christ Hartman (Mentor: Evert Ting) for his research on reduction of Salmonella Typhimurium contamination on glass by application of bacteriophages.
Second Place – Adam Riley & Jordan Lowry ...

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Congratulations to the 2014 PUC Outstanding Student Award Biology Recipients

March 24, 2014

On March 23, 2014, seven outstanding biology students are honored by Chancellor Keon for their exceptional academic accomplishments, leadership potential, positive attitude, as well service to the community, the department, and the university. They are role models for other students to follow.

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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Zimmer, 2013-2014 Library Scholars Grant Winner

February 18, 2014

Michael I. Zimmer, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences is the winner of 2013-2014 Library Scholars Grant, which will support Dr. Zimmer’s research on the life and lesser known professional contributions of John F. Enders. The grant will provide funding for Dr. Zimmer to travel to John Franklin Enders Papers at the Yale University ...

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Nikka Abaricia Presents Poster at American Society for Cell Biology Conference in New Orleans in December 2013

February 14, 2014

Nikka Abaricia Presents Her Poster at the ASCBNikka Abaricia recently presented a poster at the ASCB conference in New Orleans. She shares her exciting experience below:

“Every year the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) holds a national convention and invites up and coming scientists for symposiums, famed guest speakers to talk about their research, ...

read more ... Nikka Abaricia Presents Poster at American Society for Cell Biology Conference in New Orleans in December 2013