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    Archive 2011- 2012
    Archived events are listed in reverse chronological order.

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    Cooper-Wilson and Assisi (Photo by Dr. Holmes) September 2008

  • Tuesday, 17 April 2012 
    • 17thAnnual CBU Student Research Poster Session

    • Noon--1:45 pm Sabbatini Lounge (East Lounge), 2nd floor Thomas Center 
    • Dominic Dunn Award Presentation 12:45 PM
  • 2012 Poster Session Web page
  • 2012 Poster Session
    Wednesday, 18 April 2012  CBU School of Sciences Charity Volleyball Game
    6:30 pm Canale Arena Gymnasium. 
    Youth and Vitality?
    Youth & Vitality
    (SOS Students)
    Youth & Vitality   (SOS Students)
    vs.
    Old Age & Deceit  (SOS Faculty & Staff)
    CHARITY VOLLEYBALL GAME: CBU's biology honor society, Beta Beta Beta (along with the other School of Sciences Student organizations), is hosting the 10th annual Students vs. Faculty Charity Volleyball Game. Youth and Vitality (Tri-Beta, ACS, and other Sciences students) will take on Old Age and Deceit (Sciences faculty, alumni, and various "ringers") on Wednesday (April 18) at 6:30 p.m. in Canale Arena. This year, all proceeds will go to the Church Health Center. Lots of prizes will be raffled, and admission is free! 
        If you'd like to show off your volleyball skills in front of professors and friends, arrive at 6:00 on game day to warm up and bring $2; sign-up sheets will also be in front of Dr. Ogilvie's and Dr. Merat's offices. And don't worry—there will be practice on Monday (April 16) at 6:30p.m. in Canale to perfect your technique.
        Don't miss out on the bake sale and your chance to buy raffle tickets during lunch outside Alfonso Dining Hall this week! You could win a $30 Simon gift card, or a prize from Honeybaked Ham, Chile's, Malco, Bonefish Grill, Central BBQ, and much, much more!
    Old Age and Deceit?
    Old Age & Deceit
    (SOS Faculty)
    2012 SOS Charity Volleyball2012 SOS Charity Volleyball
    Link to CBU's BBB web page.
  • Tri Beta at CBU: Watch for signs (& your CBU email) for info on Tri Beta meetings this semester.
    • New students are welcome. You do not have to be an official member of Tri-Beta to attend and participate!  Meetings are usually Thursdays, 12:30 pm in CW105.
    Beta Beta Beta at CBU
    beta beta beta is a national biology honor society for undergraduates. 
    "Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research."
    • The award winning CBU (Mu Tau) Chapter of beta beta beta also serves as a Biology Club welcoming interested students to participate in a variety of social and career related activities.
      • Dr. Ogilvie is the faculty advisor for BBB.
    • TriBeta's Facebook page
    • Committee Chairs for 2011-12:

    • Social:  Madeline Reynolds and Lauryn Murphy
      Pre-Health:  Asia Rallings aralling@cbu.edu
      Publicity: Jessica Dunn
      Fundraising: Kelsey Coolican
      Volleyball: Christian Bahniuk and Anna Birg
      Bowl-a-thon:  Sam Bownes
      Philanthropy:  Cameron Volpe
    Link to CBU's BBB web page.

    Recent Past CBU Biology Activities
    Archived items are listed in reverse chronological order.
    Older Archives: Fall 2010-Spring 2011 Academic Year

  • Saturday, 31 March 2012    Tennessee Academy of Sciences Collegiate MeetingLink to 2009 CBU at TAS page
    • The 2012 TAS meeting will be hosted by LeMoyne Owen College, Memphis. 

    • Abstract deadline = 13 March 2012.
    • CBU's 2012 TAS webpage includes full titles, affiliations and a link to abstract for the CBU presentations.  
    • The West Tennessee Academy of Science Collegiate Division of TAS rotates through colleges and universities in West Tennessee. It is LeMoyne Owen College's turn to host the event this spring. The meeting will be Saturday 31 March 2012. Registration is at 8:30 am and the TAS meetings usually run from 9am-2pm. Students may present in either a poster or power-point format, but are encouraged to do an oral presentation. 
    • The Abstracts deadline is 13 March 2012. These abstracts should not exceed 150 words. Abstracts can be submitted in any discipline of science, engineering and behavioral science. Student papers will be judged in each session and best paper awards will be given. There may be a registration fee (about $10.00 per attendee) to help defray costs; registration usually includes lunch for one person. 
  • Tuesday, 21 February 2012  Biology Seminar Junior Poster Session 

  • 12:30-1:50 pm  CW 105
    • Pairs of students in Dr. Ogilvie's Biology Seminar course will present posters on a paper of their choice from the primary literature.   
    2011 Junior Poster Session2011 Junior Poster Session2011 Junior Poster Session2011 Junior Poster Session
  • 12 February Darwin's Birthday (12 Feb.)
  • Cake at the 2007 Darwin's Birthday celebration.  (Link to 2007 photos)
    Galapagos finches pictured on the 2007 cake:  Left: Tower (Genovesa) Is.  Sharp-beaked ground finch (female), Geospiza difficilis, on Opuntia flower. Middle: Cactus ground finch, Geospiza scandens, on Opuntia.  Right: Santa Cruz Is.  Small tree finch, Camarhynchus parvulus. Dr. Ross's Galapagos photos of finches
  • Charles Robert Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England on February 12, 1809. 
  • The complete works of 
    Charles Darwin online
  • Tuesday, 7 February 2012    Annual Beta Beta Beta Induction  6:30 pm Spain Auditorium, Buckman Hall
  • Photos from the February 2012 Beta Beta Beta Induction are on the Tri Beta facebok page (and here)
  • TriBeta Officers at the Feb 2012 Induction
    Beta Beta Beta at CBU
    beta beta beta is a national biology honor society for undergraduates.
    "Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) is a society for students, particularly undergraduates, dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research."
    Health Careers Meeting  Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012  1:00-1:50 p.m.  Room: AH 153
     
  • All CBU students preparing for a healthcare career are invited to attend.

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  • Dr. Eisen will discuss Preprofessional Health Care Careers advising.  Also see Health Careers available online. 
  • Contact Dr. Eisen to sign up for the Caduceus email list. 
  • Here's a slide show covering some of the points Dr. Eisen will discuss at the meeting.
  • Monday, 9 January 2012 
  • First Day of Spring Semester Classes
  • Check the updated room assignment for your courses:  online course schedule
    • Many science labs do meet the first week of classes.  Check with your professor. 
    Final Exam Schedule for Fall 2011:  Monday-Friday, 12-16 December
    • The final exam schedule for the fall term for day classes is available online. 
    • Exams will be held in the room where the class normally meets unless a specific room is noted.
    • First, look in the "Exam Groups" for your course number and section.  If you do not find a listing for your specific course, then look for the time your class met during the semester.  Exam dates are listed along the top row and Exam times are listed down the left column. 
  • Wednesday,  30 November 2011   Beta Beta Beta  and ACS Christmas Dinner 
  • 6:30 pm in Montesi (Buckman, 2nd floor)
    • We will eat, sing Christmas carols, and have a fun time. 
    • New students are welcome.  You do not have to be an official member of tri-Beta or ACS to attend this party!
    Link to CBU's BBB web page
    Link to CBU's ACS web page
  • Thursday -Friday, 24-27 Nov. 2011   Thanksgiving Break
  • IHappy Thanksgiving!
    Friday, 18 Nov. 2011   Beta Beta Beta  Bowling for Uganda  6:00 pm
  • BOWLING FOR UGANDA: The annual Beta Beta Beta Bowl-a-thon for Uganda is Friday evening, 6:00 p.m at Billy Hardwick's Lanes.  The Bowl-a-Thon supports the Hope North Community in Uganda that shelters and educates Ugandans displaced by the war. 
  • 2011 Photos are in an album on TriBeta's Facebook page.
    • Sign up to play by turning in a team sign-up sheet to Dr. Mary Ogilvie  (CW113) mogilvie@cbu.edu by Monday, 14 Nov. 2011. The entrance fee per person is $15 with two sponsors and $20 each without sponsors, and covers the lane, bowling shoes, as well as pizza and drinks for each team.  If you plan on getting sponsors to help cover your entrance fee, a sponsor form is available.  Additional donations are always welcome. 
      • Bowling teams should be 4 or 5 people (no more than 5 per team).  If you don't have a team but still want to participate, don't worry- email Dr. Ogilvie (mogilvie@cbu.edu) and we can assign you to a team. 
      • Bring spouses, friends, and family members for a great time and a great cause.   This will be a fun evening, with raffle prizes and trophies at the end, and we hope to see you there! 
    • Ending Poverty Through Enterprise:  Raising Funds for Hope North, an Internally Displaced People’s Camp in Uganda
      • Hope North is a remote village in Uganda and is commonly referred to as a self-sustainable internally displaced people’s camp, created as the result of a civil war in Uganda. 

     
     


     

  • Thursday, 17 Nov. 2011   Health Career Opportunities Fair at CBU!
    • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Sabbatini Lounge, Thomas Center
    • Arranged to help CBU students find out about graduate programs in health care.  At the annual Health Career Opportunities Fair representatives of health-related graduate programs will be available to answer your questions about their programs.  This event is anchored by the various schools of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, and we expect representatives from other regional universities.
    • Representatives from many  programs will be on hand to answer questions.  The list of recruiters is here (The Caduceus eNewsletter)
    • University of Tennessee Health Science Center - Memphis
      • College of Allied Health Sciences (Cytology, Dental Hygiene, Health Info. Management, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy)
      • College of Dentistry 
      • College of Graduate Health Sciences 
      • College of Medicine 
      • College of Nursing 
      • College of Pharmacy 
    • Southern College of Optometry - Memphis  Ms. Sunni Ewing
    • Lipscomb Univ. College of Pharmacy (Nashwille, TN) 
    • Georgia Campus Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • CBU Master's in Physician Assistant Studies
    • Lincoln Memorial Univ. DeBusk School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • For more information contact:  Dr. Stan Eisen (seisen@cbu.edu), Pre-professional Health Programs, CBU
  • Monday, 31 Oct. 2011.  Halloween
  • Before 31 October...  (specimen, F. Cucurbitaceae)After:  on 31 October.  Happy Halloween!
    Below:  Memphis Botanic Garden 8 Nov 2011 (photos by Dr. Moore)

    Below:  Principles of Biology field trip to the Upper Wolf River 6 Nov. 2011 (photos by Dr. Moore)

    Fall Field Trips

    Biology Students' Orientation Meeting
    Thursday, 13 Oct. 2011  1:00--1:50 p.m.  Room: AH 153
    All first year CBU students taking Biology 111 are expected to attend.
  • Agenda 
  • Academic survival as a science major
  • Study skills for Biol 111 Principles of Biology I and Lab
  • Your questions
  • The following is an excerpt from an article on learning and teaching strategies.  The authors are experienced teachers of chemistry but they offer advice applicable to any subject.

    Learning and Teaching Strategies
    From personal experience and research comes advice on what works and why by Roald Hoffmann, Saundra Y. McGuire American Scientist Sept-Oct 2010
    http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/num2/2010/5/learning-and-teaching-strategies/2

    < begin quote >
     

  • Six Learning Strategies

  • The first learning strategy is to take notes by hand, even if the class notes are provided.
    Preferably no later than the evening of the class day, rewrite your notes, by hand, amplifying their content. During the rewriting stage, it is important that you not just recopy your notes, but rather both condense and extend them where appropriate, paraphrasing them so that you make the meaning your own. The question of whether taking notes on a laptop or by hand is more effective is a contentious one. We think taking notes by hand works best, largely because it is difficult to type in chemical structures, graphs and equations on a computer.

    It is now well established that active engagement in the process is imperative for learning to occur. When students take their own notes, they are engaged, in real time, and their minds focus on the task. For kinesthetic learners (those who learn best when moving, activating large or small muscles), the movement involved in taking notes facilitates learning.

    The process of paraphrasing and rewriting the notes shortly after a lecture helps to transfer information from short-term to long-term memory. 
    If the rewriting is delayed longer than 24 hours, much of the information needed to flesh out the notes taken in class will have disappeared from accessible memory. And it is so much better that gaps in understanding surface in the engaged rewriting of notes, rather than in the frantic cramming the night before an exam. Students need to be convinced that it is important to take the time to rewrite their notes, even if they felt they have understood the material the first time.

    Missed classes provide the second learning strategy. If you must miss a class, rather than simply download the notes from a Web page, get the notes from a fellow student. This strategy is another way into group discussion and learning. 
    It is important to develop relationships with other class members and to form study groups early in the course. During discussion of the class notes, much learning takes place. A typical scenario: Student A (the one who missed lecture and is borrowing the notes) says “I don’t understand this part of what you wrote,” to student B, the note taker. Because B is a fellow student, A is comfortable asking her the question, whereas A might be reluctant to ask it of the course instructor. B explains, and is thus engaged in the most salutary of learning actions, teaching. The only potential problems are that the note taker may not understand, or may propagate a misconception. Additionally, some people are just too shy to ask another human being.

    A third strategy makes the best use of a course’s textbook. Most students do their homework in solitude (or as much of that as a residence hall room allows) by trying to follow text examples of similar problems. But often the text examples are not exploited for the learning opportunities they provide. First do the obvious; study the text and lecture information relevant to the problems. But then treat the examples in the text and in lecture notes as if they were homework problems¬ work out the example before looking at the answer, and compare your approach to the text’s, not just your answer. There are often several ways to do a problem, but try to understand the text’s method. If the homework answers provided do not include a way of working out each problem, the instructors should be encouraged (that’s putting it mildly) to provide complete solutions. The ability to work a problem without using a model is the essential skill tested by all exams (which is obvious to instructors, but not to most students). This approach to homework focuses on methods rather than final answers. Furthermore, exploring alternative methods will help you to learn to be an agile, flexible thinker.

    Study groups are important in learning, but it seems to work best to alternate group work with individual effort. First, you should try to do a homework problem or prepare for an exam on your own. Then, the collective wisdom of a study group can be enlisted. Three to six fellow students who have each done their best to digest and absorb difficult material are powerful resources for each other. Social constructivist learning theorists have shown that meaningful learning results from small study groups with two crucial features: discussion and problem-solving activities. Several websites provide excellent tips on forming and running successful study groups. But finally, you must return to solving the problem set or facing the exam preparation on your own.

    Not all instructors are comfortable with homework done in groups, but our experience is that groups are very effective. Do-it-yourself is the primary principle of active learning, though groups can help resolve the occasional blind spot. Some social dynamics may limit group value- for instance, passive personalities are likely to merely listen.

    Groups can also be useful study aids if students make up practice quizzes and tests for each other, thereby thinking from the teacher’s perspective. One of us (Hoffmann) tells his students: “The only way you will get into my mind about the exam is… to try to get into my mind. That means to do what I do, and make up an exam.” 
    Creating a practice exam involves not only selecting and organizing all the material (including choosing what is representative and what is important) but also discussing the exam in a group setting.

    Another way to enter the tester’s mind is by teaching the material, one student to another. 
    When one of us (McGuire) asks instructors attending faculty-development workshops when they began to develop a deep understanding of the conceptual structure of their discipline, most say that it did not happen until they began teaching. Helping a fellow student not only accelerates one’s learning but moves one past disappointment about not getting things right oneself. Usually, if you can help someone else get going, the gratification is motivating for both parties.

    Finally, we encourage students to set attainable goals. If you are spinning your wheels and studying does not lead to learning, the process can share some symptoms with depression- feeling unable to act, for instance. For this reason, it is important to tackle small, achievable tasks.

    In working problems and taking tests, move slowly, from simple problems to more complicated, integrative ones. Success, self-achieved, builds confidence, and so is a very powerful motivator. 
    When you attempt to reach a goal that is within your grasp, a wonderful cycle of initial success, more effort, and additional success is put into motion.

    It is important for students to realize that everyone learns differently; an attainable goal for one student may be trivial for another. It is most relevant to develop the learning skills necessary to perform more cognitively demanding tasks.

    < end quote >

    You can find the full article online at
    http://www.americanscientist.org/issues/num2/2010/5/learning-and-teaching-strategies/2

    Link to CBU's Beta Beta Beta web page

  • Wednesday, 5 Oct. 2011  BBB Interview Workshop 6:00 pm in CW third floor conference room
  • The mock interviews will be similar to the interviews conducted when applying for a health career graduate program. 
  • Interviewwes include students interested in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physical therapy, veterinarian, dental, and physician’s assistant. 
  • When: Wed., 5 October 2011
  • Where: Conference Room on the third floor of Cooper Wilson
  • Time: 6:00 pm.
  • Contact: Ashia Rallings at aralling@cbu.edu.
    • Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors students who are applying or planning to apply to professional schools (e.g. Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Optometry, etc.), need to sign up ahead of time for a mock interview.  For more information, contact Ashia Rallings, Pre Health Chair Person of Tri-Beta (aralling@cbu.edu) or Dr. Ogilvie (mogilvie@cbu.edu).
    • CBU's chapter of Beta Beta Beta will match CBU student interviewees with medical professionals who will conduct one-on-one interviews.
    • Professionals from each field will be in attendance for the interviews.
    • Photos from the Sept. 2006 Interview Workshop
    Sept. 2006 BBB Interview Workshop
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    2004 BBB Interview Workshop

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  • Saturday, 24 Sept. 2011   MHIRT Projects Symposium and 2011 Wrap-up 
  • Presentations: 9:00 am--noon in CW 105
  • <<  SORRY the old MHIRT web files have been removed  >>
    Teaire Charmichael (CBU NSCI) MHIRT Symposium Sept 2011Dominique Robles MHIRT Symposium Sept 2011
    • The Mid-South Coalition for Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Projects Symposium and Wrap-up for Summer 2011 will be held Saturday, 24 September 9:00 a.m.-noon, in Cooper Wilson 105. 
    • Students who participated in the 2011 projects will be presenting the results from their summer international research experiences in Uganda, Brazil, and Kenya. 
    • The symposium is free and open to the public.  Breakfast and lunch will be served. 
    • This is an excellent opportunity for individuals interested in the summer projects for 2012 to meet with students and learn more about the program, and how they can qualify for an all-expense paid research experience.
    • If you plan to attend, RSVP to Julia Hanebrink at jhanebri@cbu.edu. To learn more, visit the MHIRT website .
    Dr Fitzgerald MHIRT Symposium Sept 2011MHIRT Symposium Sept 2011

    The schedule for Sat., 24 Sept. 2011 is as follows:

    8:30-9:00am BREAKFAST
    9:00 Intro by Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald
    9:15 Teair’e Charmichael & Chanel Perry: Psychophysiology of Human Color Vision: Color Contrast Sensitivity and Color Discrimination
    9:30  Dominique Garcia Robles: Adregenic Receptor Analysis in Postnatal Day 1 Rats Cell Culture in Medulla Oblongata
    9:45  Chloe Edinger & Bryauna Lewis:  Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Environmental Factors in High Incidence Areas Using a New Tool for Web Mapping Statistics
    10:00 Jess Newman: The Seduction of Serotonin: Sexual vs Social Motivation by Estrus Cycle Stages
    10:15 Anthone Moore: Identifying Biomarkers for the Presence of White Spot Syndrome Virus in Shrimp
    10:30 COFFEE BREAK 
    10:45 Crystal West Cross-Cultural Perspectives of Healthcare in Northern Uganda
    11:00 Lacey Andrews: Alzheimer's Disease: A Look Inside the Aging Brain
    11:15 Lakeya McGill: Food Motivation in Female Rats: The Effect of Antidepressant Medications
    11:30 Anne-France Pierre: Forming the Brazilian Control Group for mfVEP Protocol
    11:45 Siteiya Ntete: Community Education & Mobilization in Mlolongo, Kenya
    12:00 LUNCH SERVED
    If you plan to attend, RSVP to Julia Hanebrink at jhanebri@cbu.edu.  To learn more, visit the MHIRT website.
    • The Minority Health International Research Training grant to CBU supports undergraduate and graduate students who are selected to join summer research projects in Brazil and Uganda.  MHIRT is a paid internship.  All expenses relative to travel, room and board, preparation, and workshops are paid for and you receive a stipend.   The MHIRT application deadline is 16 Dec. 2011.
    • See the MHIRT website and contact Dr. Fitzgerald (malinda@cbu.edu) or Dustin James (Dustin.James@cbu.edu) to find out about MHIRT paid research opportunities in Brazil, Kenya, Thailand, and Uganda for 2012!
  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded CBU's Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) program $242,208 per year for five years to continue its training of undergraduate and graduate students. The renewal of this grant will fund the MHIRT program at CBU with more than $1.2 million until 2014.
  • Biology Orientation Meeting
    Thursday, 25 Aug. 2011  1:00--1:50 p.m.  Room: AH 153
    All first year CBU Biology and Biomedical Science majors are expected to attend.

    Photos from the 2011 Meeting:

      Students and faculty to the 2011 meeting.25 Aug 2011 Biology Majors Meeting
    Tentative Agenda:
    • Dr. Sandra Thompson-Jaeger will welcome the group and introduce the Biology Department Faculty.  We will discuss CBU's Biology Major, Biomedical Science Major, and Biology degree with an Environmental Science Concentration. 
      • All students need to keep in touch with their academic advisor and should check their CBU email often. 
    • Tri-Beta students will describe CBU's chapter of Beta Beta Beta and how new students can participate right away.  This National Biology Honor Society is also your Biology club at CBU.  The group will sponsor several activities open to all CBU students interested in Biology. The date for the first BBB meeting will be announced.  New students are welcome! 
    • Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald will describe CBU Biology International Research and service opportunities availalbe through MHIRT.  Interested students are encouraged to attend the MHIRT Projects Symposium Saturday, 24 Sept. 2011 
    • CBU Biology Student Research: Dr. Fitzgerald, Dr. Ogilvie, et al. 
    • Dr. Eisen will discuss Pre-professional Health Care Careers advising.  Copies of this year's edition of the printed Health Careers booklet may be distributed during the meeting. Health Careers is also available online.  Contact Dr. Eisen to sign up for the Caduceus email list.  Here's a slide show covering some of the points Dr. Eisen will discuss at the meeting.
    • During the meeting we will see some Biology Dept. web pages.  There is an email listserv for all biology students.  If you are not receiving CBU Biology email (biology@lists.cbu.edu) messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv.  To be added to the list, email Dr. Ross, aross@cbu.edu
       
  • Fall Registration and Classes
  • Fri.--Sun., 19-21 Aug. 2011:  New Student Welcome 
  • Welcome Weekend 
  • Monday, 22 August 2011  First Day of Fall Semester Classes
    • Chemistry Placement Exam Information:  The placement exam was given during summer advising.  The placement exam is required for those who wish to take Chem 113.  For those who missed the exam this summer, contact Dr. Merat (email dmerat@cbu.edu; phone 901-321-4201) 
    • Many science labs do meet the first week of classes.  For example, all sections of BIOL 111L Principles of Biology I Lab will meet.  Additionally, all BIOL 111 "discussion" sections will meet as scheduled.  Many non-Freshman Biology labs will also meet the first week.  Check with your professor. 
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