Category Archives: Alumni Spotlight

T.J. Zenzal – The Life and Times of an Avian Field Ecologist

Hello, I am T.J. Zenzal, I grew up in Justus, PA (15 minutes outside of Scranton) and graduated from the University of Scranton in 2008 with B.Sc. in Environmental Science and a minor in Philosophy. As an undergraduate at the … Continue reading

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Alumnus Jonathan Nicklas describes his path to graduate work at Georgetown/NIH

My name is Jonathan P. Nicklas. I graduated from the University of Scranton in 2018. As an undergraduate, I was a biology and philosophy double major. I also was a member of the Special Jesuit Liberal Arts Honors Program and … Continue reading

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2015 Biology Graduate Rob Brzozowski advances to Postdoctoral Research in Host-Pathogen Interactions at Montana

Hi, my name is Rob Brzozowski, and I graduated from the University of Scranton in 2015 with a B.Sc. in biology. Following graduation, I joined the graduate program at the University of South Florida (USF) as a M.Sc. student in … Continue reading

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Neuroscience and Philosophy Graduate to begin Psy.D. Program in Clinical Psychology

  Hi all! I’m Katherine Talerico, and I’m a recent graduate of the University of Scranton (Class of ’19). I graduated with a double major in Neuroscience and Philosophy, and I will be attending Widener University’s Clinical Psychology doctoral program … Continue reading

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Biology Seminar Series

The monthly departmental seminar series is up and running again, with a new speaker coming at the end of each month. Everyone is welcome – including faculty and students from every part of the University. We’re halfway through the speakers … Continue reading

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Alumni spotlight: Jonathan Nicklas ’18

Recent  grad Jonathan Nicklas (Biology and Philosophy, 2018) is now a Fellow at the National Institute of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease. Highlights from his responses to our questions are below. What do you miss about … Continue reading

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Characterizing Cilia Development

Cilia are microscopic tube-like structures that protrude from cell walls.  These finger like projections can assist in the movement of cells throughout their environment, and in some instances assist with the movement of fluids around the cells themselves (this is … Continue reading

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