Story Categories: Biological Sciences Department

 
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August 25, 2016
Five new full-time professors join faculty in nursing, biology, business, education Keep reading →
 
December 3, 2015
New York 1, DEC. 2  -- The federal government is weighing in on Staten Island's exploding deer population saying something must be done to bring it under control. The city is now exploring its options - and one of them could be killing some of the animals. Amanda Farinacci filed the following report. Experts believe […] Keep reading →
 
Post Image for Wagner students earn high marks at Eastern Colleges Science Conference
May 5, 2015
Three Wagner students won excellence awards for their presentations at the 2015 Eastern Colleges Science Conference Keep reading →
 
Post Image for Wagner professor helps uncover a major scientific fraud
June 10, 2014
In 2005, the prominent science journal Nature devoted its cover to a story with the headline “Fascinating Rhythm: Dancing’s Role in Sexual Selection,” and a digital rendering of a naked human body making a dance-like move. Eye-catching, no doubt. And the scientific community welcomed its conclusions, which made a strong link between bodily symmetry and […] Keep reading →
 
Sandra Minchala looks at a glass of water with Professor Mohammad Alauddin.
June 10, 2014
A stellar student and voracious reader, Henry Richard Hoff ’51 breezed through elementary and high school, graduating at age 16. He knew he wanted to go to college and become a medical doctor. Judging by his work ethic and his academic aptitude, all the signs were that he had the brightest of futures. But instead, […] Keep reading →
 
Post Image for 35 students participate in 68th Eastern Colleges Science Conference
April 9, 2014
Last Saturday, 35 Wagner College undergraduates participated in the 68th annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference, held this year on the campus of Marist College in Poughkeepsie. They gave eight platform presentations and 20 poster presentations of their empirical research — sometimes singly, sometimes in pairs. The conference was attended by 350 participants from 16 institutions […] Keep reading →
 
Post Image for Student takes 1st place at biology conference
November 4, 2013
Congratulations to Wagner College student Pakinam Mekki of Staten Island (shown above), who won first place in the neurobiology/physiology, four-year-college category for her poster presentation at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists, held Saturday, Oct. 26 at Bergen Community College. Mekki presented on the research she conducted earlier […] Keep reading →
 
Post Image for Students take 3 excellence awards at Eastern Colleges Science Conference
May 17, 2013
On Saturday, April 20, approximately 360 participants from 17 institutions of higher education — mostly undergraduates in the physical, chemical, biological and social sciences — attended the 67th Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference on the campus of Providence College in Rhode Island. Wagner College undergraduates gave three platform presentations and 12 poster presentations of their […] Keep reading →
 
Post Image for Biology students at 2012 MACUB convo
November 16, 2012
Wagner College was well represented at the 45th annual fall conference of the Metropolitan Association of College and University Biologists on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Adelphi University. Included among the 14 Wagner participants were seven undergraduates — four freshmen, three seniors. The seniors made presentations of their own research:

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