Biological Sciences Department

Contact Information:

Francie Cuffney
103 Science/Mathematics Bldg.
Phone: (919) 760-2879
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News & Events

Karthik Aghoram Quoted in WRAL Techwire Article

Professor of Biological Sciences Karthik Aghoram was quoted in a WRAL Techwire... read more

Cuffney Travels to Washington, D.C., as part of MCAT Validity Task Force for AAMC

Professor of Biological Sciences Francie Cuffney was in Washington, D.C., at American Association of... read more

Perez-Heydrich Co-Authors Article in Ecological Modelling Journal

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Carolina Perez-Heydrich co-authored an article that was just... read more

Sydney Pollock, ‘19, selected for Duke Biomedical Sciences Institute

Honors sophomore Biology major Sydney Pollock has been selected to attend the Duke Biomedical Sciences Institute in... read more

Emily Woolard, ‘17, to Present Research at National Conference

Honors senior Emily Woolard will present her research at Experimental Biology 2017, a national conference to be held... read more

Cuffney Presents at American Physical Therapy Association Meeting in Virginia

Professor of Biological Sciences Francie Cuffney attended a meeting at American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)... read more

Cupil-Garcia, ‘17 to pursue Ph.D. at Duke University

Honors Chemistry and Biology double-major Vanessa Cupil-Garcia, '17, has accepted an offer from Duke University to pursue a... read more

Biology Alumna Keri Shelton Becomes Published Researcher

Meredith College alumna Keri Shelton, ’16, became a published researcher when her senior research project on entocytherid... read more

Perez-Heydrich Co-Authors Paper in Environmental Research Letters

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences Carolina Perez-Heydrich co-authored a paper, “Land use and household... read more

Honors Student Accepted to Dental School

Honors Biology major and Chemistry minor Wachiraya 'Amy' Poonnak, '17, learned this week that she has been accepted... read more

Lindquist Participates in NABT Conference

Erin Lindquist, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Sustainability, participated in the National Association... read more

Cuffney Attends Fall American Dental Educators Association Meeting in Houston

Professor of Biological Sciences Francie Cuffney attended the Fall American Dental Educators Association ... read more

Lindquist Co-Authors Paper in Research Journal

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences and Environmental Sustainability Erin Lindquist co-published a paper... read more

Ashley Souza to attend vet school

In Fall 2016, Honors senior and biology major Ashley Souza '16 will begin studies at the College of Veterinary... read more

Destiny McDuffie to begin optometry studies

Honors senior Destiny McDuffie graduated in May 2016 with majors in biology and chemistry and... read more

Rachel Powell to study plant biology at Auburn University

Honors senior biology major Rachel Powell will begin graduate studies at Auburn University this fall.... read more

Matilda Odera will Pursue Summer Research

Honors freshman Matilda Odera, a Biology / Environmental Sustainability double-major, will pursue summer research with Dr Matthew Stutz,... read more

Inspiring Future Generations of Healthcare Professionals

Five Meredith College students – all biology majors – participated in STEM Career Day at Cary&rsquo... read more

Associate Prof. Karthik Aghoram to Deliver 2016 Faculty Distinguished Lecture

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Karthik Aghoram will deliver the 2016 Faculty Distinguished Lecture on Tuesday, March 15, at 7... read more

Organizing Bone Marrow Drive Helps Students Gain Valuable Experience

The Meredith Health Professions Society (MHPS) organized a successful bone marrow donor registry event this spring, giving... read more

Meredith Students Gain STEM Experience Through Internships

Meredith College senior Rimsha Afzal is spending her summer at the University of Maryland School of Medicine... read more

Science and Mathematics Building Symbolizes Decade of Investment in STEM Programs

A primary goal at Meredith College is to prepare its undergraduates for professions where women are underrepresented,... read more

Lindquist Participates in NABT Conference

Erin Lindquist, Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Sustainability, participated in the National Association... read more

Lindquist Speaks at RCN-UBE Summit

Associate Professor of Biological Sciences Erin Lindquist presented a poster and co-authored a talk on January 15 at... read more

Meredith Increases Sustainability Efforts

Meredith College has recently constructed and put into operation an aerated composting system at the Three Sisters... read more

Chef Vivian Howard Visits Meredith College

Chef Vivian Howard visited Meredith College on February 4, 2014. Owner of Chef & the Farmer in Kinston, N... read more

Science and Mathematics Building Symbolizes Decade of Investment in STEM Programs

A primary goal at Meredith College is to prepare its undergraduates for professions where women are underrepresented,... read more

Uncharted Play Co-Founders Bring the Story of Their Success to Meredith

Uncharted Play Co-Founders Jessica Matthews and Julia Silverman, who turned a college assignment into a business, presented... read more