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Marquette University Department of Biology

May 25, 2015 | Volume 4, Issue 2

BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES NEWSLETTER

NOTES From The Chair

Dr. Dale Noel Last year in the fall and spring newsletters, we reported the retirements of four stalwart professors in the department. We now can say that all four of these vacant positions have been filled, three new faculty being hired since our last newsletter in the fall.  They are professor Stefan Schnitzer, a community ecologist, assistant professor Edwin Antony, a biophysical enzymologist, and assistant professor Tony Gamble, an evolutionary developmental biologist. Each will be working at Marquette during at least part of the summer and officially assumes his position at the end of August. The fourth position was taken by assistant professor Anita Manogaran starting this past fall. She is a molecular cell biologist studying prions in yeast. Look for profiles of their work in upcoming newsletters. In other respects the past two years have been a period of changes and intense planning for even greater changes that will reach fruition in the next two or more years. Almost everything we do is undergoing modifications --curricula, the way we deliver the curricula, procedures within the department, research activities and development of research plans. A last change to add is that I am stepping down as chair at the first of July, to be succeeded by Dr. Ed Blumenthal. I see a very bright future for this department.


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