Stories about "Health and medicine"
Grant fuels professor's dioxin, heart disease research

Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:23 pm

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Federal grant advances professor's research into dioxin-heart disease link

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:46 pm

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Former U.S. surgeon general opens 148th academic year

Thursday, September 5, 2002 4:24 pm

On Sept. 4, former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders opened the 148th academic year at Bates College with a challenge to the Class of 2006. In her second visit to Bates this year, Elders told a convocation gathering of about 1,000 students, staff and faculty that the students now starting here must summon the courage and the will to become transformational leaders for a new century fraught with pressing difficulties.

Actress to portray pioneering geneticist in one-woman show

Monday, February 11, 2002 3:32 pm

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance this month. An actress and dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs her acclaimed portrayal of a pioneering woman geneticist in The Search for Barbara McClintock at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates students score 100 in medical school acceptance

Friday, January 18, 2002 3:35 pm

All of the 27 Bates College seniors and alumni who applied to graduate programs in the health professions in 2001 were accepted, according to a report by the college's medical studies committee.

Student meets Nobel winner at Off-Campus Study Consortium

Thursday, November 1, 2001 3:19 pm

As if spending a semester in London isn't exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year's recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine - just two days after the award was announced.

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

Wednesday, April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, "Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas," Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Wednesday, April 18, 2001 3:30 pm

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.

Alumni to discuss autism

Monday, February 12, 2001 1:36 pm

Jessica Lord '98, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Connecticut, will lecture on the biological correlates of autism on Thursday, Feb. 15, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Thursday, November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker's recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one's teeth.

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