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Biology Department to Present Fall Seminar Series
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The Department of Biology at Misericordia University will launch the free four-part Fall Biology Seminar Series on Thursday, Oct. 1 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. with the presentation, “A Look Inside Dinosaur Paleohistology,” with Mateusz Wosik, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Misericordia University.

The biweekly seminar series provides students and the public with the opportunity to learn more about scientific research. All events will be held virtually, on Zoom, https://misericordia.zoom.us/j/96085313602.

The series continues Thursday, Oct. 15 with “From the Bench to Beira: applying laboratory science as an applied epidemiologist,” a presentation by Olivia McGovern PhD, MS, LT, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

On Thursday, Oct. 29, the academic department will offer the panel discussion, “The Language of Water: characterizing water quality parameters in lakes and streams in Northeast PA,” with Cosima Wiese, Ph.D., professor, biology at Misericordia University.

The fall series will conclude on Thursday, Nov.12, with “Characterizing the Past, Present, and Future Niche Space of Asclepias spp. of the Americas,” a presentation by David Kunkel, Ph.D. student, department of plant biology, ecology, and evolution, Oklahoma State University.

For information about this series, please contact Dr. Grace Chen at gchen@misericordia.edu.

For more information about the Department of Biology at Misericordia University, please call 570-674-6400 or visit www.misericordia.edu/biology.