September, 2010. As the Academic Year begins and the Calendar year starts its final quarter, we highlight some student and faculty research activities.
1) The 2010 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience students (SURE) will present the results of their research on Sept. 15th and 24th (Honors Center, starting around 9am). See: http://www.newpaltz.edu/research/usr_sure.html
2) The MERCK/AAAS Research Poster Session will be held on Sept 16th, in the CSB atrium from 3:30-4:30pm. Right afterwards, the Merck/AAAS lecture (4:30-5:30pm or so, CSB Aud) will feature Dr. Lila M. Gierasch from the
University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The title of her talk is: "MOVING THE PROTEIN FOLDING PROBLEM FROM THE TEST TUBE TO THE CELL."
All of these presentations are open to the public.
Some recently published research from Biology faculty (name highlighted in a yellow box) and students (name highlighted in a green box):
AND, Dr. Jennifer Waldo spearheaded an interdepartmental effort (with Anthropology, Biology and Chemistry) to win an NSF grant and succeeded!
The instrumentation acquired through this grant will be used in faculty and student research.