Thursday, May 14, 2015

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists

BAHS was well-represented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania University Biologists (CPUB) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania on April 10 and 11, 2015.  The annual meeting is an opportunity for faculty and students from universities in the PA State System of Higher Education  to join for a day of research presentations and workshops. The keynote address "Circadian genes, rhythms, and the biology of mood disorders" was delivered by Dr. Colleen McClung from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Attending were BAHS students Linda Tucker Serniak, Jessica Willis, Alan Belles and faculty members Dr. Kevin Williams and Dr. William Coleman

The following research projects were presented:
Jessica Willis and William Coleman. Investigation of the Colocalization of Synaptotagmin I and Synapsin I in the Mouse Neuromuscular Junction.

Linda Tucker Serniak and Clay Corbin: The Effects of Japanese Knotweed on Avian Diversity and Function in Riparian Corridors. 

Katherine Hawkins was honored at the CPUB banquet as the recipient of the Outstanding Senior in Biology award. Outstanding seniors were recognized from each of the PA System of High Education universities.