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Examining the Biases in Scientific Research

The Biology Department will be a co-sponsor of a guest lecture by Dr. Ruha Benjamin on “Descriminatory Design: From Park Bench to Lab Bench, Who’s Designing Our Future?” Dr. Benjamin is an Assistant Professor at Princeton University, and specializes in areas of study including science, medicine, race, gender, health and sociology she is the author…Continue Reading

One of Our Awesome Biology Majors….

Dylan McClung, Biology, ’15 This senior biology major possesses a stellar résumé. Receiving an Honorable Mention for the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, two national awards from the American Society of Microbiology (ASM), participation in the Research in Science and Engineering (RiSE) program at Rutgers University, and a presentation award from the Tri-Beta NE District 2…Continue Reading

Biology Research Students Gearing Up for Presentations

Independent research students in the Biology Department are preparing to present their findings at conferences and symposia from the east coast to the west! The Tri-Beta District Convention will take place on March 28th from 8 am to 4:30 pm at Cabrini College in King of Prussia, PA. (Abstract submission deadline is Friday, March 6th)…Continue Reading

Bio Prof’s Research Cited in Recent Publications

An article recently published in New Scientist magazine highlights some of the research of Biology professor Dr. Matthew Wund. The article describes recent advances in evolutionary biology that indicate an important role for phenotypic plasticity in driving evolutionary trajectories. Dr. Wund’s research in phenotypic plasticity and evolutionary development in three-spine stickleback fish is highlighted as…Continue Reading