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Biology Department

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Michael Ciccotti

The Departments of Biology and Athletics at Chestnut Hill College present the 25th Annual Spring Biomedical Distinguished Lecture at 2 p.m., April 18, in the college’s East Parlor.

Michael G. Ciccotti, M.D., director & chief of sports medicine for Rothman Institute will present “Return to Play after Sports Injuries: Ethics, Agents and Principles of a Team Physician.”

Diane's photo

CHC’s 24th Annual Fall Biomedical Distinguished Lecture Series will be presented by the Biology Department on Wednesday, October 4 at 2 p.m. in the East Parlor.

Laura Lupin glacier

CHC junior spent two weeks as a tour guide at the Matanuska Glacier, in Southcentral Alaska.

Phage Hunters

Phage Hunters!
When searching for viruses that infect bacteria … call on researchers trained to isolate them. 

Benico with drawings

For one week at the end of June, 12 local students (of middle school age) immersed themselves in a summer science and art camp at CHC where they learned to observe and artistically reproduce diverse preserved and living organisms.

Janelle Leo

It’s All About the Science
Forensic biology major, Janelle Leo ’17, interned at the Center for Forensic Science and Research Education in Willow Grove, Pa., the summer of her junior year.