November 29, 2016
On Thursday, November 17th, more than ten alumni from the Department of Biology and Chemistry visited Segerstrom Science Center for a dinner with faculty followed by a panel and networking for students. The alumni reflected varied career tracks including but not limited to medicine, orthodontics, veterinary medicine, PhD, and physical...
APU student and faculty participate in the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority StudentsNovember 16, 2016
APU Biology student Osinachi DomNwachukwu recently presented his research at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Tampa, Florida November 9-12.
The title of his poster is “Histone Methyltransferase Inhibition Affects Planarian Regeneration in an Axis Specific Manner,” and was co-authored by fellow APU students Andrew McClain, Caroline Bebaway, Patrick Ford,...
November 1, 2016
New student members were inducted into the APU Epsilon Gamma chapter of Tri-Beta National Biological Honors Society during a special ceremony on Tuesday, October 18 in the Segerstrom Science Center atrium.
New members include biochemistry and biology majors Austin Santiago, James Kennedy, Elena Padilla, Rebecca Allen, Brodie Butler, Joseph Powers,...
September 23, 2016Learn more about White's recent professional activity.
August 17, 2016Learn more about Chen's recent presentation.
August 3, 2016
The Dept of Biology and Chemistry's summer research program (Student-to-Scholar, or S2S), which this year included 34 undergraduate students and 13 faculty mentors, is drawing to a close as students and faculty gear up for the fall semester. In addition
to the duties and responsibilities of lab work done by students and
Chemistry professor Eric Davis and his research students spend summer at Washington State University working on NSF funded projectAugust 3, 2016
In collaboration with Dr. Brian Clowers of Washington State University, and supported through the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Eric Davis and his research team are working towards utilizing the phenomenon of radiative ion-ion neutralization (RIIN) towards creating an atmospheric pressure mechanism for single ion counting.
This summer, Dr. Davis...
June 28, 2016
Students in the Department of Biology and Chemistry's Student-to-Scholar (S2S) program went on a field trip to the San Jose Creek Water Reclamation Plant in Whittier, CA, on Tues, June 28, to learn about waste water treatment and its return to the water cycle. This plant is one of 11...
June 28, 2016
Department of Biology and Chemistry graduate, Tyler Laird ('16), presented a poster of his research at the American Society for Microbiology's annual general meeting (ASM Microbe 2016) in Boston, MA on Friday June 17.
The poster title was "The Entomopathogenic Fungus Aspergillus sclerotiorum as a Potential Biocontrol Agent of Western Subterranean...
Six undergraduate research students present at the biennial Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Convention in St. Paul, MNJune 9, 2016
Six undergraduate students from the Department of Biology and Chemistry traveled to Bethel University in St. Paul, MN to present their research at the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society biennial National Convention on June 3, 2016.
Students presenting included:
June 9, 2016Recent graduate Tyler Laird received the Frank G. Brooks award for top oral presentation at the 2016 Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society's Biennial National Convention at Bethel University in St. Paul, MN on June 3.
May 31, 2016Azusa Pacific University hosts the 2016 American Scientific Affiliation (ASA) Conference, entitled “Brain, Mind, Faith” July 22-15, 2016.
May 20, 2016Azusa Pacific University graduate Kendall Iaquinta, a San Ramon, California, resident received a prestigious Fulbright Award for the 2016-17 school year.
May 9, 2016
On Friday, May 6, the Department of Biology & Chemistry recognized all graduating students students from their majors at the Senior Student Recognition Reception. Students and their families were invited to the reception, and students had a chance to say a few words about their experiences at APU and their...
Biology student Megan Keys and Faculty mentor Megan Prosser present at the American Society for Gene and Cell Therapy National ConferenceMay 8, 2016
Dr. Megan Prosser and her research student, Megan Keys, recently attended the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C (May 4-7). Megan Keys had the opportunity to present a poster alongside graduate students, research associates, and postdoctoral fellows, as there is no undergraduate session...
May 8, 2016
On Friday, April 29, Drs. Josh Morris and Megan Prosser hosted about 25 Gladstone High School AP Biology students, under the direction of Randall Rodgers, at APU as part of a service learning event in their Genetics course (BIOL 300). These high school students had the opportunity to perform an...
May 6, 2016
Kathleen Tallman, PhD, from the Department of Biology & Chemistry, was awarded the Faculty Award for Distinguished Research at the 2nd annual College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, May 4.
Dr. Tallman has done a lot over the last few years to promote undergraduate student/faculty...
April 23, 2016
Nine APU students from the Department of Biology and Chemistry presented their research at the National American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Diego, CA March 13-17.
The following students presented posters:
Karina Morales, who was invited as an ACS Undergraduate Scholar (faculty advisor: C. Chen)
Pacience Edwards and...
April 22, 2016
Department of Biology and Chemistry students took home two awards at the Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Pacific Region Convention in Pomona, CA on Saturday April 2.Congratulations to Carolyn Garnham for winning the top oral presentation in the ecological/organismal biology category. Congratulations to Gabe Martin...
APU biology and biochemistry students present at Beta Beta Beta National Biological Honor Society Regional ConventionApril 22, 2016
Six students from the Department of Biology and Chemistry presented their research at the Tri-Beta National Biological Honor Society Pacific Region Convention held at Cal Poly Pomona.
Oral presentations were given by Carolyn Garnham and Karina Morales (faculty advisors C, Chen and S. Kinnes, and C. Chen, respectively).
Biology major Hayley Hawkins wins top oral presentation in Cell Biology at undergraduate research conferenceApril 21, 2016
Congratulations to senior biology major, Hayley Hawkins, for receiving the award for top oral presentation in Cell Biology at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference on Sat. April 9, 2016. The title of her talk was "Overlapping signals found in the Schistosoma mansoni protein SmMAK16, influencing nuclear and nucleolar...
April 21, 2016
Saturday, April 9, five students from the Department of Biology and Chemistry presented their research at the 41st Annual West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference held at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA.
Posters were presented by Bridgette Kielhack (faculty advisor: M. Prosser) and Joseph Powers (faculty...
April 13, 2016 by Logan Cain '18While best known for his work, most are not familiar with Charles Darwin as a human being. CREV hosts playwright Murray Watts' acclaimed one-man production *Mr. Darwin’s Tree* on Tuesday, April 28 in the Black Box Theater.
April 1, 2016Learn more about Herod's recent publication.
March 16, 2016Randy Isaac from the American Scientific Affiliation, a professional organization for Christians in the sciences, will visit APU to give a talk on origins in Duke 127 on Wed March 23 at 3:00 pm. All are welcome!
March 4, 2016Learn more about Richart's recent publication.
January 29, 2016The Boy Scouts of America hold the third annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Nova (STEM/Nova) Day with Azusa Pacific University.