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SUNY Fredonia faculty outreach expands science education at Chautauqua

Roger Coda

Faculty in the Department of Biology at the State University of New York at Fredonia created a new collaboration with Chautauqua Institution to increase science education opportunities for Chautauqua County students this summer through the institution’s Chautauqua Field Trips program.

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SUNY Fredonia researcher to speak at Chautauqua Lake Water Quality Conference

Roger Coda

Dr. Courtney Wigdahl-Perry, a leading scientist who studies harmful algae blooms in Chautauqua Lake and associate professor in the Department of Biology, will be among experts who will address water quality issues at the 2022 Chautauqua Lake Water Quality Conference on June 18.

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Physical therapy top choice among Exercise Science grads at SUNY Fredonia

Roger Coda

Six newly minted or recent graduates who earned B.S. degrees in Exercise Science at SUNY Fredonia will continue their education in Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs – the most popular choice among over a dozen Fredonians accepted at health professions schools across the country.

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Zubairi, Lee join SUNY Distinguished ranks

Roger Coda

The State University of New York has conferred prestigious honors on two faculty members at the State University of New York at Fredonia: Dr. Ted Lee, as Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Dr. Junaid Zubairi, as Distinguished Professor.

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Honduras physician to speak to students in Pandemic Health class

Roger Coda

Omar Posas, M.D., will provide insight into how COVID-19 has impacted Honduras, where SUNY Fredonia students and alumni have served on medical brigades, in a Zoom talk he’ll give on Wednesday, March 30, to students enrolled in HONR 304: Pandemic Health.

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Student shares personal story in collecting donations for Ukraine

Roger Coda

“My heart’s there in Ukraine, but I can’t be there to help, so I want to do all that I can. I can’t imagine what my family and friends are going through right now.” That’s the driving force behind the humanitarian aid campaign Christina Witters, a junior Biology major from Rochester, N.Y., is conducting at SUNY Fredonia to support Ukrainians.

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Biology professor Lee, alumni keep Fredonia connected to Honduras medical brigades

Roger Coda

Fredonia students were not able to staff medical brigades in Honduras during the semester break, but the university’s connection to the Central American country remains intact even during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to Department of Biology Department Chair and Professor Ted Lee and four alumni.

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Senior, biology prof co-author research article in cancer journal

Roger Coda

Senior Samantha Reed, who has majors in Molecular Genetics and Medical Technology, is a co-author, along with Department of Biology Assistant Professor Nicholas Quintyne, of “Keep Calm and Carry on with Extra Centrosomes,” a review article published in the online journal Cancers 2022.

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