Department of Biology
Biology Majors and Health Careers Meeting
30 August 2007
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Bro. Edward, CBU Biology Department Chair, stands ready to get started as continuing and first-year CBU Biology students gather for the meeting.
Above left:  Dr. Eisen distributes a survey so that interested students can sign up to receive the Caduceus e-Newsletter.
Bro. Edward Salgado, Chair of the Biology Dept., welcomes the group and introduces the CBU Biology Faculty members
Bro. Edward pointed out the personalized Academic Advising available to every biology student and the CBU Biology resources on the web, including the Biology Major checksheet. and the Biomedical Science checksheet.
Additional resources include:  "How to access the CBU Biology Department's shared digital resources;" "Use of Bio Dept. computers," the shared directory, \\valhalla\biology; and the Biology email list.  If you are not receiving CBU Biology Department listserv ( email messages, you are welcome to join the Biology listserv...  email Dr. Ross,, and ask to be added to the list.
Above left:  Dr. Malinda Fitzgerald describes CBU students' opportunities for paid student research in Brazil and Uganda through CBU's MHIRT-NIH grant.
Above left:  Dr. Merat, Chair of the Chemistry Dept., invites pre-med (and pre-pharmacy, etc.) students to investigate the Chemistry major as a path to their career goals.  Recently, 100% of the CBU Chem majors who have applied to graduate programs have received at least one acceptance!  Chem PreMed Paradigm  Chem PrePharm Paradigm
Above right:  John Legge, President of the CBU Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, invites students to join the chapter and discusses the planned activities for the semester.

Above and right:  Michael Herr, current President of CBU's Mu Tau chapter of the national biological honor society Beta Beta Beta, introduces the other officers and invites all students interested in Biology to participate in the tri-Beta activities planned for this academic year.
  • Tri-Beta Officers for 2007-08: President: Michael Herr; Vice President:  Jeremy Armstrong; Treasurer: Daniel Darnell (pictured at right); Secretary: John Legge (also Pres. of ACS, see above); Historian: Alicia Scarborough.  

  • Tri-Beta Committee Chairs for 2007-08: Social Chair: Erin Green; Philanthropy: Antony Eddy; Publicity: Kelly Towns; Fundraising: Caitlin Clay; Volleyball: Nicole Bates; Bowl-a-thon Chair: John York.
    All Biology students are invited to the fist tri-Beta meeting of the semester, 12:25 pm Thurs., 6 Sept. 2007.
    Dr. Eisen discussed the pre-professional advising program at CBU and distributed printed copies of the Health Careers booklet. (It's on the web, and you can pick up a printed copy from the Health Careers bookshelf in room S203.)  Contact Dr. Eisen ( to put your name on the Caduceus e-Newsletter email list to receive news about health career preparation.
    Save the date:  The Health Professions Career Fair, will be held Thursday, 1 November 2007, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., in the Montesi Room of Buckman Hall.
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