34 posts tagged

biological sciences

  

Dr. Gregory Goldsmith Elected an Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America

April 5, 2019 by | News

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences and the Director of the Grand Challenges Initiative Gregory Goldsmith, Ph.D. was elected as a 2019 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America (ESA). The ESA is the world’s largest community of professional ecologists. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to ecological research and discovery, communication, education and pedagogy,

Alumni Spotlight: Physician Assistant – Kayla Ferrari ’12

March 4, 2019 by | Alumni

Kayla Ferrari received her bachelors in biological sciences from Chapman in 2012. Following graduation, Kayla went on to graduate school at the University of Southern California. She now works as a physician assistant at Altamed Medical Group in Santa Ana.  During her time at Chapman, Kayla served as president of Global Medical Brigades, was an

Biological Sciences Faculty Dr. Hagop Atamian Receives Half a Million Dollars in Federal Research Funding

February 20, 2019 by | News

First-year assistant professor of biological sciences Hagop Atamian, Ph.D., received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the United States Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA) to utilize natural resources in agricultural productivity. A plethora of microorganisms in the soil interact with plant roots and help them grow better, and so far

Research: Just Do It Biological sciences senior Jessica Rush’s advice after presenting her climate change research this summer in Puerto Rico

July 10, 2017 by | Research

I’m a rising senior double majoring in Biological Sciences and Spanish. Most importantly, I have been a “Swamp Monster” since spring semester of my sophomore year. Being a Swamp Monster means I, along with other undergraduates, work alongside Chapman faculty Dr. Jason Keller and Dr. Cassandra Medvedeff Zalman conducting research in wetland ecology.  It also

Students in Cancer Biology Class Get a Lesson from Pancreatic Cancer Survivors

October 17, 2016 by | News

Last Thursday, Chapman University’s Biology of Cancer class hosted Lupe Romero, a nearly 5-year pancreatic cancer survivor, and Roberta Luna, a 14-year pancreatic cancer survivor. The women generously shared their highly personal experiences with pancreatic cancer to the room of approximately 25 upperclass biochemistry and molecular biology majors and biological sciences majors. Most of the

Alumni Focus: Dor Shoshan ’15 From Chapman to Medical School

August 21, 2015 by | Alumni

Alumnus Dor Shoshan and his family have much to celebrate. Dor graduated with honors in May from Chapman University’s Biological Sciences program. He received both the Outstanding Senior Award in Biological Science as well as the Ronald M. Huntington Award for Outstanding Scholarship representing the graduating senior with the most distinguished record of academic scholarship.

Students Intern at NIH Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, UCI MIND

May 1, 2015 by | News

Schmid College students continue to expand their presence in the professional world through internship opportunities—this time with University of California Irvine’s Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (MIND). UCI MIND is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Designated Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, and it uses stem cells to develop models for Alzheimer’s disease. Schmid College and

Biology Students Awarded at Tri-Beta Conference

April 30, 2015 by | Student Success

Schmid College saw three of its biology students receive awards at the most recent TriBeta West Coast Regional Conference. TriBeta, a national biological honor society, offers students the opportunity to showcase their research and get feedback from elite minds in the field of biology. Amy Ortega and Kristen Gabriel received second place for the

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