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.

Congratulations to the 2014 PUC Outstanding Student Award Biology Recipients

2014 Purdue Outstanding Students Award

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.

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

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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 Library.

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

Nikka Abaricia Presents Her Poster

Nikka Abaricia Presents Her Poster at the ASCB[/caption]Nikka 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, and even the occasional Nobel Laureate. The convention not only highlights novel research and the latest advancement in biological lab techniques, but also includes hundreds of undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research posters from across the country.

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