News from the Department of Biology

September 9, 2013, 3:25 pm

The Canaries are back. John Cossel’s photographic exhibit “Naked Canaries” (about “naked” frogs and their declines in nature) has returned to the west hall on the second floor in the Thomas Family Health and Science Center after being on exhibit by invitation at Messiah College in Pennsylvania. Cossel gave guest lectures last spring as part of the exhibit opening in the Oakes Natural History Museum. (see photo below from the Messiah publication).


NNU biology student Boone Rinehart won the Best Scholars Poster Award at the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference in August. Boone’s poster described research on sequencing a plant gene and was done under the mentoring of Drs. Steve Pekovich and Ron Strohmeyer.

—Professor John Cossel Jr., Chair, Biology Department

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