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

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Jessica 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 teaching labs. Because of her creativity, she has picked up additional…
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Dr. Michael Zimmer Promoted to Associate Professor of Biological Sciences

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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.

Congratulations to Student Researchers

(From Left: Adam Riley, Jordan Lowry, Chris Hartman)

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 (Mentor: Curtis Creighton) for their research on Larval immunity in burying beetle N. orbicollis.

Important Update Regarding Advising

Dear Biology Students

We are happy to announce that Diane Trgovcich-Zacok will assume all advising duties for all biology students. Students who previously saw their faculty advisors should now contact Ms. Trgovcich-Zacok for all of their advising needs including graduation audits. Biology faculty will continue to approve all ExL courses, individual study, and research projects. Please be aware that you should make an appointment through the LASS/EMS advising office when you need to see her. She can see walk in students on a very limited basis. She can be contacted by email at zacok@purduecal.edu, LASS/EMS advising office in Gyte 171 phone 219-989-8300, or her office Gyte 171C phone 219-989-4116.