News Items Posted Spring 2006
- Final Friday Fling, May 5, 2006
The regular BMS Friday seminar series winds up with a bang this week, as students researchers in the BMS labs
take the stage and present their results for all to see. We'll kick off at the usual time (2 pm) in the usual
place (Copernicus 231) with short seminars by Frank Soucy and Ania Bolcun. Next, departmental awards will be...
well, awarded, followed by a dessert party. Kathy says she's got an even better recipe for cookies than her
classic version. Please join us
for a last get-together before finals, graduation, and goodbye!
(Posted May 1, 2006)
- Want to Graduate? You'll Need an Exit Interview...
It is a formal requirement that all graduating BMS and Biochemistry majors (and minors) meet with a committee of
BMS faculty to complete the Portfolio Requirement. Students are asked to bring their Portfolio with them to the
interview and to share with this committee their opinion of their academic program, and their plans for the
future. If you are graduating in May of 2006 you MUST schedule an Interview now. (Dec 2006 graduates can be
interviewed now or in the Fall semester.) Interviews will be held on Tuesday, April 11 in NC 204. Please sign up
for a time on the sheet outside of NC 204. If you need to arrange a different interview date or time, please see
(Posted April 3, 2006)
- Are You Planning to Apply to Medical, Dental, or Veterinary School Soon?
The Pre-Health Committee interviews candidates in April, to provide you with a university letter of reference
and to assist you in the application process. We will need, in electronic form (MS Word or WordPerfect ONLY):
These documents will be submitted to Dr. Watson, by email at email@example.com. Please sign up for interviews
on the form outside Room 344. Interviews will be held April 19th, 26th and 27th, from 2-4 in the afternoon.
Please email your time preference to Dr. Watson. Interviews will take approximately 30 minutes.
- Personal Statement
- Three letters of reference from professors, employers, or volunteer supervisors who know you well
Posted April 3, 2006
- The 2006 Eastern Colleges Science Conference is Coming!
This year, the ECSC is at St Joseph's University in Philadelphia, on Saturday, April 22, 2006. St Joseph's is hosting
a combined meeting of the ECSC and the yearly meeting of their Sigma Xi (a scientific research honor society)
chapter. More info about the meeting is at the SJU Conference Website. As
always, a significant number of CCSU students will be attending, with registration, hotel, and travel costs paid by
the CCSU Biology Club. For more information about attending, contact Jim Mulrooney (NC 346, 2-2660,
firstname.lastname@example.org). He has a signup sheet posted on his office door.
(Posted March 5, 2006)
- Spring 2006 Seminar Schedule Posted
The Friday seminars continue this term, same time, same place,
no, freshly made pizza! The schedule is available at the link above.
This week's meeting is a welcome back to most and a welcome aboard to a few
new faces. Join us for the Spring Kickoff!
(Posted January 26, 2006)
- Any Grad Students Looking for a Course This Summer?
There are two BMS 490/540 Topics courses planned scheduled for Summer 2006:
(Posted December 20, 2005)
- Jim Mulrooney will host his "Advances in Cell & Molecular Biology" (previously offered Winter 2005), discussing major advances in
cell and molecular biology over the last thirty years. The course meets July 3 to August 3 (second 5-week summer session) from 5-7 pm MTWR. Contact
Jim (email@example.com) for more information.
- Cheryl Watson will offer a new course, "Cardiac Physiology", in the summer post-session from August 7 to 24; class will meet 5:30-8 pm MTWRF.
Contact Cheryl (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
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