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BIOLOGY NEWS

Cooper ’17 to Pursue Immunology in Joint M.D.-Ph.D. Program

Cooper_James_1“I became determined to attend medical school after my grandfather was diagnosed with a type of leukemia called chronic lymphocytic leukemia,” recalls James Cooper ’17, who was recently accepted to…
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Kietzman ’13 Leads Washington College Field Hockey

Kietzman_AnnieKnown as the Liberty League “Rookie of the Year” as a first-year Heron, Anne Kietzman ’13 recently adopted a new title: head coach of the women’s field hockey team at…
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Deutschlander Named Ornithological President

Deutschlander_2This spring, Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander became the 58th president of the Wilson Ornithological Society (WOS), the second oldest and second largest scientific ornithological society in North America. Previously,…
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Straub’s Genome Research Aids Crop Cultivation  

Straub Shannon-0028Assistant Professor of Biology Shannon Straub has co-authored a scientific journal article about the genetics of mint plants recently published in Molecular Plant. The article, “Draft Genome Sequence of Mentha…
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Honors STEM Researchers See Post-Grad Success

Honors Porch Party 0298Among HWS graduates who completed Honors projects in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) related fields since 2006, 80 percent have gone on to pursue post-graduate degrees — 30 percent…
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Cushman ’96 Honored for EMS Work

Dr. Jeremy T. Cushman ’96 presents the Distinguished Faculty Award to Professor Emerita of Biology Lois F. Nellis ’46.At the 2017 EMS Today conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Jeremy T. Cushman ’96 was presented with the John P. Pryor, MD, Street Medicine Society Award. A member…
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Ouellette ’17 Comes Full Circle

Ouellette SarahFor Sarah Ouellette ’17, life will come full circle this year. Ouellette, a biology major with a double minor in health professions and child advocacy, will travel to her home…
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Bio-Chem Collaboration on Anti-Cancer Research

Pelkey Mowery Students DUIn a recent article in the journal Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, two HWS faculty members, four alums and four students coauthored a study on the interrelated biological and chemical…
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Dr. Meunier ’07 Highlighted as Rising Star

Meunier_Rashna_1The medical magazine The Pathologist has highlighted Dr. Rashna Meunier ’07 as a rising star of pathology and lab medicine, awarding her a spot on its 2016 Power List. Nominated…
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Deutschlander Presents in Canandaigua

Deutschlander_2Professor of Biology Mark Deutschlander will present a guest lecture, “Throwing Caution to the Wind: the Extraordinary Feats of Migratory Songbirds” at the Wood Library in Canandaigua as part of…
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