The Department of Biological Sciences hosted its 29th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium with presentations given by Biology and Physics students. We acknowledge their hard and time-consuming work and congratulate them on a job well done! Click here to view the full program.
Cullen Lilly (Biology/Music '17) will attend Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. In the meantime, he continues to work at the CDC in Atlanta and shared this comment, "I've had the opportunity to learn some amazing techniques in molecular biology, microbiology, and bioinformatics which I can't wait to use during my future career when I get a chance to do some research." Congratulations to Cullen!
Dr. Paul Barnes recently published a new article on Desert Decomposition. Click Here to read the article.
Dr. Phil Bucolo is an aquatic biologist and a visiting assistant professor at Loyola University. He appeared in an article in The New Orleans Advocate about an acidic lake atop a gypsum pile in Convent, LA. The article is titled "Risk falling for potential environmental disaster from slipping waste pile, Mosaic officials say" by David Mitchell. In the article, Dr. Bucolo gave insight into how high acidity levels would impact freshwater plants.
Dr. Patricia Dorn coauthored an article, "Chagas Disease in Central America: Recent Findings and Current Challenges in Vector Ecology and Control".
Dr. Patricia Dorn coauthored an article, "Chagas Disease in Central America: Recent Findings and Current Challenges in Vector Ecology and Control", Spring 2019.
To read the full article, click here.
"Drawing With Living Light: Biolouminescent Bacteria", an article about Dr. Hunter Cole's art is published in Oceanography Magazine, March 2019.
Dr. Hunter Cole, Department of Biological Sciences, has an article published about her bioluminescent art in Oceanography Magazine. To read the full article, click here.
Biology's administrative assistant, Mona Wolfe, received the Coadjutor Optimus Award for demonstrating service above that required or expected and for representing Loyola's commitment to its Jesuit values.
Professor Patricia Dorn is a contributing author on the description of a new species of kissing bug, with a mouthful of a name, Triatoma huehuetenanguensis.
Professor Patricia Dorn is a contributing author on the description of a new species of kissing bug, with a mouthful of a name, Triatoma huehuetenanguensis
Dr. Barnes has been actively involved in a European association specifically dedicated to the study of UV radiation and plants (UV4Plants). He is currently on the Editorial Board and also serves on the society’s Managing Committee. Just this past April a meeting was held in Bled, Slovenia, which is situated in the Alps.
Mignon Blanc (BIOL '19) is Loyola's Student Ambassador for the National Sales Network, and she is looking to recruit competitive young professionals interested in a career in business.
Mignon Blanc (BIOL ’19) is Loyola’s Student Ambassador for the National Sales Network, and she is looking to recruit competitive young professionals interested in a career in business. The National Sales Network is an organization whose objective is to develop sales and marketing professionals, while providing them with a network of like minded individuals who can be of assistance on their ca