Biology

March 8, 2019
This past summer, St. Mary’s College of Maryland biology majors Hannah Smith ’20 and Michael Timmer ’20 participated in the prestigious 12-week Summer Internship Program at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, Maryland, and both have been invited back to their respective labs for 2019 summer… Find Out More
February 8, 2019
St. Mary’s College student Brooke Steinhoff ’19 was awarded a $500 research grant from the Beta Beta Beta Biological Society for her research, “Antidepressant Efficacy of L-655,708 Following Infusion into the Medial Prefrontal Cortex.” Steinhoff, a biology major and neuroscience minor, is working… Find Out More
January 10, 2019
Visiting Professor of Biology Seabird McKeon is quoted in this article about the extinction of an Hawaiian snail species, with the New Year’s Day death of a small, 14-year-old snail named George by Hawaiian scientists. It is another blow to the native Hawaiian ecosystem, which as the most isolated… Find Out More
January 7, 2019
Assistant Professor of Biology Jessica Malisch and students from her lab presented their research at the Annual Meeting for the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) in Tampa, Florida, Jan. 3-7, 2019. The mission of SICB is to further research, educate and create public awareness in… Find Out More
January 3, 2019
Visiting Professor of Biology Seabird McKeon is quoted in this Mashable article regarding animal and plant species that went extinct (or likely went extinct) in 2018: https://mashable.com/article/animals-that-went-extinct-2018/?europe=true#2OA4kaw7CPqp-- 
December 10, 2018
What is sharing our immediate environment?  This simple question has led Coastal Ecology students working with Seabird McKeon, visiting professor of biology, to document more than 750 species of animals, plants, and fungus on campus and in the surrounding area in the fall semester. 

According to… Find Out More
December 5, 2018
On December 2, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Marine Microcosm Lab created by Professor Emeritus of Biology Walter Hatch hosted its first open house.  With an open invitation to coral reef enthusiasts throughout the mid-Atlantic region, St. Mary’s College student aquarists Colin Cassady ’19,… Find Out More
November 29, 2018
On Saturday, November 17, St. Mary's College students in the Women in Science House (WiSH) hosted Math Girls Day at the College. Math Girls Day runs every semester for middle school girls from Esperanza and Spring Ridge Middle Schools. This year, 48 girls partook in math-related activities and… Find Out More
November 25, 2018
Jeffrey Lombardo, visiting assistant professor of biology, recently presented an invited talk at the joint meeting of the Entomological Society of America, the Entomological Society of British Columbia, and the Entomological Society of Canada, in Vancouver, Canada. The talked focused on research… Find Out More
November 20, 2018
Professor of Biology and Steven Muller Distinguished Professor of the Sciences Jordan Price’s research, previously published in the Royal Society Journal “Proceedings B,” is featured on page 22 of the print edition of National Geographic’s December edition.

 

Prices’ research focuses on how among… Find Out More
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