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Geneva hosts Western Pa. Bio Symposium


Geneva College hosts the 31st Annual Biology Symposium on April 18, 2010.Geneva College will host the 31st Annual Undergraduate Biology Symposium for Western Pennsylvania on Saturday, April 17, in Northwood Hall. This one-day event is an opportunity for undergraduate students from Western Pennsylvania colleges and universities to present their original research through presentations and posters.

Dr. Brad Goodner, professor and chair of the biology department at Hiram College, will speak on "The Good of the Many: Genomics & Undergraduate Education as a Mutually Beneficial Collaboration." Goodner has been nationally recognized both for his achievements in microbial genomics and innovations in undergraduate teaching.

Each year the biology symposium is held at a different college or university in Western Pennsylvania, and this is Geneva′s first year as host. Representatives from area graduate programs in the biomedical sciences have been invited to be in attendance, and area faculty are encouraged to invite their sophomore and junior students to participate.

For more information, contact Dr. David Essig at 724-847-6900 or dessig@geneva.edu. To register, please click on the link below.

Geneva College is a comprehensive Christian college of the arts, sciences and professional studies. Founded in the tradition of the Reformed Christian faith, Geneva prepares students to serve Christ in all areas of society: work, family and the church. Geneva College′s philosophy of education is based on the Foundational Concepts of Christian Higher Education. Geneva is a founding member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU).