Biology Archives


December 1, 2011 1:44 pm

Pam Baker Celebrated on Last Day of Teaching

Bravo!   Dean of the Faculty Pam Baker was celebrated by students, faculty, and staff of the Biology Department on…


November 17, 2011 9:24 pm

Eliza Van Heerden ’11 Wins American Physiological Society Abstract Award

  Eliza van Heerden ’11 received an award from the American Physiological Society for the abstract she submitted to Experimental…


June 11, 2010 2:59 pm

Please join us for BioLunch!

Wednesdays 11:30-1:00 PM on the Balcony, New Commons The Biology Department invites all interested students and biophiles to join us…


June 10, 2010 3:56 pm

Department successfully hires new Chair

The Biology Department successfully completed its national search for an evolutionary biologist and departmental Chair by hiring Dr. Donald Dearborn,…


June 9, 2010 2:57 pm

Dr. Rebecca Sommer Wins NIH Funding for Arsenic Research Related to Obesity, Liver Disease & Hyperglycemia

Dr. Rebecca Sommers was recently awarded an NIH, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA)…


June 8, 2010 3:02 pm

Six Alumni Awarded Pomeroy Scholarships for Graduate & Professional Study in Health Care Fields

Six former Biology/Biochemistry students from Bates were recently awarded Pomeroy Scholarships of $5000 each to help pay their tuition in their…


June 7, 2010 3:04 pm

Annie Carlton '10 Awarded Competitive Pfizer Undergraduate Travel Award to Present at Toxicology Meeting

Senior Biology major, Annie Carlton ’10, was awarded a competitive Pfizer Undergraduate Travel Award to opresent her thesis research on arsenic…


June 6, 2010 3:05 pm

Senior Nate Johnson '10 Wins Best Poster Award at Integrative Biology Symposium

Biochemistry senior Nate Johnson ’10 presented his thesis work on MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) in a poster at the Integrative Biology…


June 5, 2010 3:06 pm

New Water Feature Debuts in Carnegie Greenhouse (2/2010)

After many weeks of hard work by the College’s mason, plumbers, and electricians, a new pond/wet wall feature was put…


June 4, 2010 3:07 pm

Associate Professor Joe Pelliccia Retires After 30 years in Biology Department

Dr. Joe Pelliccia has retired from the Department of Biology after 30 years of exemplary teaching and research in Genetics…