Biology News

 

Displaying 1 - 10 of 18

College of Arts and Sciences recognizes three Dean’s Award Recipients

Barry University's College of Arts and Sciences is proud to recognize the 2015-2016 Dean's Award Recipients. The students – Rebecca J. Leppert, Wesam Azaizeh and Kelly R. Merrill – were nominated for their outstanding accomplishments in and out of the classroom. All three students graduated in May 2016. Rebecca J. Leppert –...  read more

THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES HOSTS THE EIGTH ANNUAL S.T.E.M. SYMPOSIUM

The eighth Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) Undergraduate Research Symposium was held Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The event was sponsored by the departments of: Biology, Information Technology, Math & Computer Science, Physical Sciences, and the scientific research society Sigma Xi. The research symposium is aimed at...  read more

Biology Department hosts HIV researcher for its spring departmental seminar

Barry's Department of Biology recently hosted Dr. Upal Roy, assistant professor in the Department of Immunology at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Roy's research is focused on developing targeted and effective therapies to combat HIV infection and progression. He spoke to students, faculty and staff about...  read more

Barry students present at LSSF Symposium; win third place in oral competition

For the third consecutive year, research students from Barry University presented at the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) STEM symposium. Nine Barry students presented two oral and eight poster presentations at the symposium on April 12. The event was an opportunity for students who do research for credit to present their research finding at a...  read more

Barry senior wins prestigious biology research award at MIT

Bertina Telusma is only 21, but she's already something of a regular at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the premier research universities in the world. In the past two years, Bertina completed a six day intensive Quantitative Biology Workshop and a Summer internship, with flying colors. In fact, her work was so impressive...  read more

Barry University alumnus shares real world perspective on Forensic Photography

Heidi Nichols says her experience as a forensic photography major at Barry University provided her with the skills and work ethic to succeed as an essential part of the team at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office. “I learned the fundamentals of photography, including the technical aspects,” Nichols said. Then she began to...  read more

Biology Bootcamp Helps Students Anticipate Challenges and Succeed Academically

Students who major in biology at Barry University do not have to go it alone. A biology boot camp at the beginning of each semester aims to prepare them for unexpected challenges, teach them critical skills and boost their confidence. “Biology is a very demanding major. The goal is to make the experience less intimidating,” says...  read more

Barry professor elected president of Florida Academy of Sciences

Barry University professor of biology Jeremy Montague was recently elected president of the Florida Academy of Sciences (FAS). Montague was elected by the members of the FAS and his term will run until March 2017. As president of the FAS, Montague's primary responsibilities include planning the annual meeting, and managing both the annual budget...  read more

Barry student earns HACU/KIA Motors America scholarship

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) in partnership with KIA Motors America, Inc., recently selected Barry University senior Alejandro Tobon for its KIA Motors America Scholarship program for the 2015-16 school year. The scholarship is intended to provide tuition assistance to some of the best and brightest minds in higher...  read more

Barry students take honors at LSSF Undergraduate Research Symposium

On Saturday, April 4, Barry University students took part in the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium at Indian River State College. The symposium featured original research from undergraduate students from seven Florida colleges and universities. Barry students presented two oral presentations and seven...  read more

Displaying 1 - 10 of 18