Honors Day 2016

by emostoll on May 8, 2016

Several of the Biology Department’s students received awards during the Honors Day Ceremony on May 6, 2016. Congratulations to all!

Shelby Labe ’16The Susan E. Martin Outstanding Student-Athlete Award

Katie Tonyai ’17 – The Board of Fellows Outstanding Scholar-Athlete Award

Jenna Park ’16 – The Lisa P. Nestor Award for Excellence in Student Teaching in Sciences

Margarita Vergara ’19, Luisa Lestz ’19, Latanya Coke ’19 – The James M. Van Stone Memorial Book Prize

Michael Ragazzi ’16, Jenna Park ’16 – The J. Wendell Burger Prize in Biology

Shelby Labe ’16, Walter Jongbloed ’16 – The Thomas Hume Bissonnette Biology Achievement Award


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Two Biology Students Receive Prestigious Awards

by emostoll on April 30, 2016

Glory Kim ’17 was awarded a summer research fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Virginia at the Janelia Research Campus. Read more about it here!

Kathryn Powers ’17 received the Barry Goldwater Scholarship. See her story here!

Both students have been conducting research with Professor Blackburn.



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Professor Schneider Takes Students to Nepal

March 1, 2016

Professor Schneider along with a few Trinity faculty members and students traveled to Nepal over January break. The trip was part of two First-Year Seminar courses, “Plants and Animals in Extreme Environments” and “Peoples and Cultures of the Himalayas.” See the full story here.

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Professor Foster and Shelby Labe ’16 attend American Society For Microbiology Meeting

May 30, 2015

Shelby Labe presented her research in Professor Foster’s lab at the American Society For Microbiology meeting in New Orleans. Her poster was titled “Does Gut Flora Change in a Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorders on a Ketogenic Diet?”  

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Honors Day 2015

May 6, 2015

Several of the Biology Department’s students received awards during the Honors Day Ceremony on May 1, 2015. Congratulations to all! Shelby A. Labe ’16:  The Board of Fellows “Outstanding Scholar-Athlete” Award Julia C. Pitino ’18:  The James M. Van Stone Memorial Book Prize for outstanding work introductory biology and The Lisa P. Nestor Chemical Rubber Company Award […]

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Trinity College Giving Day Video Features Professor Schneider

April 29, 2015

Professor Schneider was interviewed over the course of several days for a Giving Day video. See what he had to say here!    

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Professor Smedley’s Citizen Science Project Featured on WNPR

October 4, 2014

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Biology Dept. Welcomes New Faculty Member

September 5, 2014

This year, the Biology Department has welcomed a new addition to the college staff:  Dr. Claire Fournier, Lecturer and Lab Coordinator in the Biology Department.  Claire is local to the area, having earned her B.S. from University of Saint Joseph and her Ph.D. from Wesleyan University. She joins the faculty to teach Introductory Biology labs and future non-majors classes. Claire also plans […]

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Renovations to LSC

August 21, 2014

The intro bio lab has been completely renovated! Before: During: After:      The Boyer Auditorium was also renovated!  

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Professor Fleming and James Curlin ’15 attend Gordon Conference at Bates College

July 30, 2014

Professor Fleming and James Curlin ’15 presented their research at the 2014 Gordon Research Conference on “Notch Signaling in Development, Regeneration & Disease.”  Their poster was titled “Development of Gene Constructs to Test the Function of the Notch Inhibitory Region within the Serrate Ligand.”

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