Congratulations to the #Classof2021! 💛🎩 From the entire WFU Biology department: “We appreciate your dedication and efforts to support the missions of the Department and University. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors. Congratulations, #WFU21!”
A very impressive profile appeared OG&B recently on Abigail Vogeley. Vogeley, a Biology major who hails from California, is deeply passionate about her studies. She conducts research in the Geriatrics unit of the WFU School of medicine under the guidance of Hugenschmidt. She is also extremely active with Alpha Phi Omega (the co-ed service society). …
Congratulations to Joseph McCalmon, Ashley Peake and Samuel Schwartz! They have been named 2021 Barry S. Goldwater Scholars for the 2021-22 academic year. Goldwater Scholars have impressive academic and research credentials that have garnered the attention of prestigious post-graduate fellowship programs. The Goldwater Scholarship is the preeminent undergraduate award of its type in these fields….
Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Recruitment Beta Beta Beta, the Biology Honor Society on campus, is beginning the process to recruit new members for the 2021 year! What is Tri-Beta?: Beta Beta Beta is an honors society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries…
The Wake Forest Department of Biology is happy to welcome new majors/minors during MDW 2021 (February 15-19). Declare by going to https://registrar.wfu.edu/declarations/ Questions? Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The news service article by Laurie Willis features Dr. Sarah McDonald Esstman and her students studying the COVID-19 pandemic. Students in biology professor Sarah McDonald Esstman’s virology class spent several weeks exploring COVID-related topics for a course project. Groups named the virologists, the physicians, the epidemiologists, the immunologists, the communicators and the policy makers –…
The Sullivan Scholarship in Biology application deadline for the 2021-22 academic year is February 7, 2021. Apply using the following website link: Support for Undergraduate Research Undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing biological studies beyond the classroom at Wake Forest may apply to support these and similar activities: Off-campus summer experiences at a research…
Congratulations to WFU Biology undergraduate student, Samuel Schwartz! Samuel received an Outstanding Undergraduate Student Poster award for his presentation “Viral influence on Synechococcus aggregate formation and predator response” at the Leo W. Parks Lectureship in Microbiology virtual event held on September 29, 2020. The e-poster sessions had twenty-two posters submitted equally by undergraduate and graduate…
Congratulations to WFU Biology undergraduate students, Hannah G. Watson and Andrew T. Ashchi! Earthworm Head was selected as one of the 8 best photos contributed to the 2019’s Wikipedia Science Photography Competition. Scanning electron micrograph of a newly hatched European Nighcrawler (Eisenia hortensis) by Hannah G. Watson, Andrew T. Aschi, Dr. Glen Marrs, and Dr….
So, You Want To Be a Biology Major? It takes 13 to 17 courses to major in Biology. Let’s get started planning! First things first: Are you currently enrolled in Gen Chem 1 (CHM111)? No?!?! You better fix that fast because it’s typically only offered in fall, and if you don’t get it now, you…
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