Stephen F. Austin State University

Biology Department

The Department of Biology is located in the E. L. Miller Science building room 101 of the Stephen F. Austin State University campus in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Administrative Assistant
Laura Anderson

936-468-3601
landerson@sfasu.edu

Miller Science Building

Current News and Updates

February 2015

Feb 23 Department Seminar: "Territoriality and 'dear enemy' recognition between heterospecific pufishes (Genus Cyprinodon)" presented by Chandler Brooks. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

March 2015

Mar 2 Department Seminar: "The interaction between stress and our sweet taste cells" presented by Dr. M. Rockwell Parker, Washington & Lee University. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Mar 9 Department Seminar: "Apoptosis Induction in DLD-1 Colorectel Cancer Cells with Extracts of R. crispus" presented by Dallas Lee. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Mar 14 Beginning of spring holidays

Mar 23 Classes resume 8:00 a.m.

Mar 25 Last day to drop courses or withdraw from the University without WP or WF

Mar 30 Department Seminar: "Amphibian stress response to urbanization and the threat of predation" presented by Caitlin Gabor, Texas State University. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

April 2015

Apr 2 Beginning of Easter Holiday for students and faculty 8:00 a.m.

Apr 6 Classes resume 4:00 p.m.

Apr 6 Department Seminar: "The effects of polybrene and puromycin on viral infection and replication" presented by Dustin Therrien. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Apr 13 Department Seminar: "Induction of Apoptosis in DLD-1 Colon Cancer Cells to Elucidate Apoptosis Mechanism Over Time" presented by Sri Harsha. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Apr 17-19 West Gulf Coastal Plain and Big Thicket Science Conference, to be held at Stephen F. Austin State University

Apr 20 Department Seminar: "Association of Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis, Skin Microbiota, and Habitat Loss of Pseudacris Crucifer With Regards to Amphibian Decline" presented by Diane Lewis. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Apr 27 Department Seminar: "Extraction of Anti-cancer Water Soluble Compunds from Rumex crispus" presented by Mukund Bhandari. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

Apr 29 Bright Ideas Conference, 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., BPSC - Grand and Twilight Ballrooms

May 2015

May 4 Department Seminar: "Sex Allocation in Amaranthus" presented by Todd Farmer. Seminar will be held in Room S137 at 12 p.m.

May 11 Final examinations

May 16 Commencement

STEM Students Attend "Love What You Do" Job Shadowing

Female STEM students attend the "Love What You Do" Job Shadowing organized by the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce.

L-R: Chelsea Pennington, Kaitlin Kammerer, Diana Ramirez