Archives for "Biology"
January 12, 2012 12:13 pm
Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick start a Maine-based hard cider business with classmates…
April 6, 2011 1:43 pm
Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser have played in her path to graduate school…
March 29, 2011 1:48 pm
Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced to the Bates community today that Associate Dean of the Faculty Pamela J. Baker, the College’s Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences, has accepted a two-year appointment as the institution’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, effective July 1.
December 21, 2010 11:02 am
As a report in Science News states, the research “supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences.”
November 4, 2010 5:13 pm
• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…
August 31, 2010 4:27 pm
At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a wide range of backgrounds in order to flourish…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
August 23, 2010 1:44 pm
A grant of $250,000 from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations will further strengthen the already robust Bates College biology department. The grant supports new investment in personnel, facilities and student research. In conjunction with the grant, behavioral ecologist Donald Dearborn has joined the Bates biology faculty as chair.
July 8, 2010 9:35 am
Roll Call reported the June 15 congressional testimony of environmental risk assessment expert Valerie Ann Lee ’75, who discussed the…
June 9, 2010 2:49 pm
Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.