Induction Ceremony for ßßß - the Biology Honor Society was on April 27th 2010

Science Careers: Panel Discussion Organized by Tri Beta, Biology Student Organization and Honor Society was on April 26th, 2010

Bio Night at the PUB! was on Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 5:30pm

“Graduate School in the Biological Sciences: Panel Discussion: Organized by Tri Beta, Biology Student Organization and Honor Society” was on April 15th, 2010

Spring 2009 Environmental Film Festival at Drew University!

Mondays, 7:15, Hall of Science 4.
Feb.2: Planet Earth: The Jungle
Feb16: Koyannnisqatsi
Mar.2: Fast Food Nation
Mar 23: Swim for the River
Apr.13: tba

Date tba: Annual Biology Spring Picnic

Date tba: Annual Biology Celebration for Graduating Seniors in Biology, Neuroscience, and Biochemistry
~ great desserts and embarrassing pictures ~

Monday, April 27: Neuroscience at the Frontiers: Challenges of Treating Neurodegenerative & Psychiatric Disorders:
4:30-5:30: Roundtable Panel Discussion with this year’s speakers
6:00-9:00 p.m. Student Research Poster Session

Saturday, April 18: Annual Fern Fest and Ecological Restoration: Center of campus,

Tuesday (evening), April 15: Induction Ceremony for ßßß – the Biology Honor Society:

Monday, Apr.13: Environmental Film Festival: Ice Age 2 – 7:15 p.m., HS 4

Tuesday, April 7: Science Careers: Panel Discussion:
Organized by Tri Beta, Biology Student Organization and Honor Society

Thursday, April 2: Graduate School in the Biological Sciences: Panel Discussion: .
Organized by Tri Beta, Biology Student Organization and Honor Society

Monday, Mar.2: Environmental Film Festival: Fast Food Nation. 7:15 p.m., HS 4

Feb. 23, 4:30, HS 4: “Alzheimer’s Disease and Beta Amyloid”
Drew / Wyeth Seminar Series: Dr. Steven Jacobsen, Associate Director, Wyeth Discovery Neuroscience

Feb. 9, 4:30, HS 4: “ERbeta Agonism and Cognition”
Drew / Wyeth Seminar Series: Dr.Karen Marquis, Directory of Schizophrenia & Bipolar Disordres, Wyeth Discovery Neuroscience

Dec. 4: ANNUAL BIOLOGY HOLIDAY PARTY. 6-7:30 p.m., Great Hall

Nov. 24, 4:30 p.m.:“ILS-920 and Stroke” – Drew/Wyeth Seminar Series

Nov. 20, 4:30 p.m., HS 4 : “CCR5 antagonists for the treatment of AIDS”
Merck/AAAS Lecture Series: Dr. Stuart McCombie, Ph.D.

Nov. 5, 12:15-1:15: Info Session: Graduate Studies at Duke’s Nicholas School of the Environment.
Presentation by Lisa Rattray, Northeast Admissions Officer

The Future of Drug Discovery & Development for Treating Neurodegenerative & Psychiatric Disorders
Drew/Wyeth Seminar Series, Kick-off Event:Oct. 27, 4:00 p.m.

Wed., Oct. 22, 4:30 in HS 4: Annual Internship Pizza Dinner:
Students share information about internships they have held. Refreshments served.

Oct. 13, 2 – 4 p.m. in Mead Hall Annual Drew Summer Science Institute Annual Poster Session
Student researchers present their findings from summer projects

Oct. 15, 7:00, Tolley-Brown Dorm Lounge: Annual Biology Student-Faculty Dessert Night

Oct. 13, 5 p.m. Lecture about Telomeres, by Dr. Titia DeLangg of Rockefeller University
DSSI and Merck Lecture Series:

Oct. 2, 7 p.m. “Stable-Isotope Analysis of Teeth for Insight into Diets of Early Hominin Species”
Biological Anthropology Lecture: Dr. Matt Spondheimer

Annual Plant Sale – Fundraiser for Tri Beta, the Biology Honor Society

Sept. 25, 4:30 p.m.:“Lost in Translation: The Hows and Whys of Polypeptide Elongation
During Protein Synthesis in Eukaryotes”
Merck and AAAS Lecture by Dr. Terri Goss Kinzy

Sept. 20: Annual Drew University Hawk Watch: All-day van trip to Raccoon Ridge

Sept. 18: Annual Science Symposium: Alumni of Drew and RISE. 1:30-5:30 p.m. HS 4

Sept. 17: Meeting of Tri Beta, Biology Honor Society:First Meeting of the Year – All Welcome!. 4:30, HS 142

More Selected Events, Past Years

Discovery Channel’s Planet Earth: Free Showing

“Search for Non-Platinum Anti-tumor Metal Complexes”
Merck Institute for Scientific Education /AAAS Special Lecture by Baldwin King, Ph.D.

PreMed Society Q&A Session: Panel Presentation by Drew University Juniors & Seniors

The Re-Greening of Northern Nicaragua:
Protecting Watersheds and Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

Medical Humanities Symposium: Bridging Health Care and Human Experience
Drew University Medical Humanities Graduate Program

First Annual Wyeth Seminar Series at Drew University
“A Celebration of Science: The Process of Discovery.”
“Discovery of Innovative Therapeutics: The Pharma Perspective”
Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia, Senior Vice-President and Head of Chemical & Screening Sciences at Wyeth.
“New Pathways for Natural Products Drug Discovery”
Dr. Guy Carter, Assistant Vice President, Chemical & Screening Science at Wyeth.
“The Power of Semisynthesis:
The Chemistry Behind the Discovery of Torisel”
Dr. Jerry Skotnicki, Senior Director, Chemical & Screening Sciences, Wyeth.
“Exploiting the Biology of the Mammalian Target of Rapamycin (mTOR) for Cancer Chemotherapy:
The Development of Torisel” Dr. Jay Gibbons, Assistant Vice President, Oncology, Wyeth.

“Rapid Evolvers and Cryptic Hybrids: Variation in Populations of Water Fleas Over Space andTime”
Dr. Jennifer Fox, Assistant Professor of Biology, Drew University

Greening the Drew Campus: Global Warming, Biodiversity, and Other Challenges
A Panel Presentation
Economics Professor Fred Curtis, “What Colleges and Universities are Doing Today”
Mike Kopas, Director of Special Projects, “The New Green Dorm: Geothermal Energy and LEEDs Certification”
Political Science Professor Phil Mundo, “Government Policies: Potential Impacts on Drew”
Biology Professor Sara Webb, “Protecting and Restoring Biodiversity on the Drew Campus.”

Zero to Sixty: Growing a Campus Sustainability Program From Scratch
Dr. Susan Allen-Gil, Biology