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Biology department brings scientists to campus

February 6, 2009

The Department of Biological Sciences at Loyola University New Orleans will host a series of career and research seminars featuring prominent regional, national and international scientists.

All of the seminars, scheduled in February, March and April, take place at 12:30 p.m., in Monroe Hall, Room 157 and are free and open to the public.

Career Seminars

  • Feb. 26 – “The Exciting World of Careers in Pharmacy,” presented by Randall Schexnayder, director of admissions, Xavier University of Louisiana School of Pharmacy
  • Mar. 5 – “Careers in Physical Therapy,” presented by Jane Eason, Ph.D., P.T., director of admissions, LSU School of Allied Health Department of Physical Therapy
  • Mar. 12 – James B. Altazan, director of admissions, Our Lady of the Lake College

Research seminars

  • Mar. 3 – “The Mississippi River’s Influence on Wetland Substrate Elevation and Plant Growth Within the Bird-foot Delta after 24 years of Study,” presented by David White, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Loyola University.
  • Mar. 17 – “Evolution of the Biobuoy for Red Tide Detection,” presented by John Paul, Ph.D., University of South Florida College of Marine Science
  • Mar. 31 – “Evolution and Diversification in an Alpine Ecosystem,” presented by Charles Bell, Ph.D., University of New Orleans Department of Biological Sciences
  • April 21 – “Development of Feline Transgenic Knockout Model for Cystic Fibrosis Research,” presented by Anand Viswanathan, Ph.D., LSU Health Sciences Center Gene Therapy Program

For information on the career seminars, contact Dr. Letitia Beard at beard@loyno.edu or (504) 865-2768. For information on the research seminars, contact Dr. David White at dawhite@loyno.edu or (504) 865-2770.

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