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Why Study Biology at Juniata?

Student Research

Gabrielle Cannon

Yeast Gene Study

Lutz and Malloy

Juniata’s flexible curriculum makes it easy to study abroad and combine biology with other disciplines. Or, tailor a POE to your interests.

Funded Programs for Research in Biology at Juniata

The National Science Foundation has awarded Juniata College a $445,039 grant to fund a series of faculty development workshops to be held at Juniata College and other college and university campuses on genomics education over the next five years.

The HHMI (Howard Hughes Medical Institute) has awarded $1 miilion in support of Juniata's Genomics Leadership Initiative (GLI), to prepare leaders in science, medicine and society.

GCAT-SEEK is a group of educators who seek to incorporate new, massively-parallel sequencing technologies into the undergraduate curriculum to provide students with a hands-on opportunity to apply these revolutionary cutting-edge tools to investigate biological questions. (

NSF S-STEM scholarship program: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Juniata College a "Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math" (S-STEM) grant to provide community/two year college transfer students with scholarships of up to $10,000 per year for the two years needed to complete a B. S. degree.

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Welcome to Dr. Jason Chan, Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Chan will be teaching Microscopy Fall semester 2013. His research program is going strong at Juniata; check out his website for details!

Congratulations to the Biology graduates in the class of 2015!

Graduating with distinction in Biology:

Allison Lutz
David Paul
Jessica Scales
Cassandra Wisyanski


Biology Department Seminars. Monday @ 4:00 PM, Neff Lecture Hall


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