of Science, Health and Technology
Department News and Events
Students and faculty in the MEC/KBCC Bridge program attended the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in New Orleans, LA, November 13-16, 2002. posters were presented and were selected for oral presentations.
Students and faculty in the Biology-CSTEP program and the MEC/KBCC Bridge program attended the 35th Annual MACUB Conference at Kingsborough Community College/CUNY, October 26, 2002. posters were presented.
Biology-CSTEP student participants, Medgar Evers/Kingsborough Bridge student participants, and faculty attended the 10th Annual Statewide CSTEP Conference this past weekend. Eleven abstracts were submitted.
Dr. Margaret A. Carroll received a PSC/CUNY award award (7/1/02 - 6/30/03) to conduct research on "Heavy Metal Accumulation in the American Oyster, Crassostrea virginica, in Jamaica Bay, NY."
Biology CSTEP and Bridge student participants, and Biology faculty attended the 2002 Annual Plant Biology Graduate Program Colloquium this past weekend at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Beverly Chang and Arlene Richards, Biology students, were accepted into the PA program at the SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate), and Keora Legrand, a Hunter student who has been taking her science prerequisite courses here, was accepted into the OT program.
Patrick Crandon, a Biology-CSTEP student participant and a recent graduate, was accepted into the Teaching Opportunity Program of CUNY and will be pursuing a Master's Degree that will lead to New York State Teacher Certification.
Dr. Margaret A. Carroll received a Fellowship to attend the Stem Cell Research and Special Topics in Biotechnology workshops sponsored by the Minority Faculty-Student Partnership Traineeships in Biotechnology Program of NIH. The program ran from January 7 - 12, 2002. Nosa Aigbe, a Biology-CSTEP student attended the program as a student trainee.
Psyche Robert, a Biology-CSTEP student participant, was accepted into medical school at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Downstate Medical School).