Biology

  1. Danielle Baik

    Two Students Use National Science Foundation Grants to Advance Research

    Danielle Baik and Anthony DePinho gained valuable research experience in Massachusetts this summer.

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    Endowed Biology Chair Champions Student Research in the Sonoran Desert

    Professor Lance Evans tracks the decline of a Southwest American symbol with the help of student researchers. 

  3. Phi Beta Kappa scholars

    Phi Beta Kappa Awards Scholarships to Two Members of Class of 2018

    Rising seniors Mia Bertoli and Timothy Hamling receive scholarships in memory of Brother Francis Bowers, FSC.

  4. compost crew works in the lee hall garden

    Growing Community Shrinks Campus Footprint

    With support of college and greater NYC community, Therese Kelly ’17 launched a closed-loop organic waste recycling program on campus.

  5. Jim Breheny with a giraffe

    Director of Bronx Zoo Champions Wildlife Conservation Around Globe

    Remaining true to his biology roots, alumnus Jim Breheny ’81 brings integrity and credibility to his job as director of the Bronx Zoo.

  6. students and faculty present at international science conference

    College Researchers Present Findings at International Science Conference

    A Nobel Prize-winning scientist shared the stage with our students this summer at the annual meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists. William Campbell, Ph.D., the 2015 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology and Medicine, presented at the conference, held on July 11 in Edmonton, Canada.

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    Biology Professor Ghislaine Mayer, Ph.D. Participates in PRIDE Program

    Mayer invited to join faculty from across the country in research career advancing opportunity.

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    Fenton Endowment to Provide Additional Learning and Research Opportunities for Biology Department

    The Linda and Dennis Fenton ’73 Endowment continues the Fentons’ supportive legacy.

  9. Manhattan College

    Nearly 90% of May 2014 Graduates Have Secured Jobs or Enrolled in Grad School, Survey Suggests

    Results of a Manhattan College career survey indicate students’ progress in securing a full-time job and/or enrolling in a graduate or professional school within nine months of graduation.

  10. Freda Tei

    Junior Freda Tei Honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Biology major one of 201 community-engaged college students to gain prestigious honor.

  11. saguro cactus

    Biology Major Maps the Mortality of Cacti

    Biology major Zachary Scheid ’15 is harnessing mathematical formulas to project the mortality of an icon of the American Southwest: the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), in collaboration with Lance Evans, Ph.D., professor of biology, and Mark DeBonis, Ph.D., assistant professor of mathematics.

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    Biology Major Investigates Antiretroviral Drugs

    Under the guidance of her adviser, Dr. Mayer, biology major Sana Saeed '15 is conducting a research project on the interactions between anti-malarial and anti-retroviral medications.

  13. Manhattan College Students

    Off-Campus Collaboration

    Academic research takes many students beyond the traditional classroom to field sites on mountaintops and below the sea, in courses like BIOL 409: Marine Biology.

  14. Biology Students

    A Family Reunion

    Dr. Bruce Shockey and his BIOL 232: Evolution class "walk the branch" in the dinosaur wing of the American Museum of Natural History to learn about early species.

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    Interdisciplinary Student Research Deciphers Mechanical Properties of Trees

    Mechanical engineering student Simon Mysliwiec ’14,’15M is working with professor biology professor Lance Evans and mechanical engineering professor Zahra Shahbazi during the summer to determine the mechanical properties of 30 different tree species.

  16. Angelica Romero

    Biology Major Investigates Invasive Species On NYC Shores

    This summer, Jasper Research Scholar Angelica Romero conducted student-faculty research with collaboration from the Harbor School.