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Dr. Perry Lange, VP of LifeNet Health, Gives Biology Department Seminar

Recently, the H-SC Biology Department had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Perry Lange, Vice President of LifeNet Health, to Gilmer Hall to give a seminar on human tissue transplantation.  Dr. Lange gave an enthusiastic, energetic talk about many of the cutting-edge areas in this field and the many services provided by LifeNet Health, one of […] Continue reading

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Osric Forrest ‘12 Presents Summer Research at MARCUS Meeting

On October 9, junior biology major Osric Forrest attended the 12th annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference of Undergraduate Scholarship.  There he delivered a poster presentation of the summer research he conducted under the guidance of Dr. Kristian Hargadon.  Osric’s work involved the characterization of two immature dendritic cell lines and their responsiveness to maturation/activation stimuli.  Using […] Continue reading

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Microbiology Students Learn Techniques to Identify Bacteria

This semester 9 students taking Microbiology with Dr. Kristian Hargadon have been learning diagnostic techniques for the identification of bacterial species.  As part of a semester-long project, these students have recently been giving an unknown bacterium and are now applying the techniques they are learning in the laboratory to identify their organism at the species level.  […] Continue reading

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Dr. Jared Heffron ‘04 Returns to H-SC Biology Department to Give Research Seminar

On Thursday September 23, Dr. Jared Heffron visited the Hampden-Sydney College Biology Department to give a seminar entitled “Reawakening Anthrax Spores” which focused on his recent research involving the pathogenic bacterium Bacillus antrhracis.  Dr. Heffron graduated from H-SC in 2004 with Honors in Biology and recently earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology at Virginia Tech.  Dr. Heffron […] Continue reading

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Dr. Jared Heffron ‘04 Returns to H-SC Biology Department to Give Research Seminar

On Thursday September 23, Dr. Jared Heffron visited the Hampden-Sydney College Biology Department to give a seminar entitled “Reawakening Anthrax Spores” which focused on his recent research involving the pathogenic bacterium Bacillus antrhracis.  Dr. Heffron graduated from H-SC in 2004 with Honors in Biology and recently earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology at Virginia Tech.  Dr. Heffron […] Continue reading

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Dr. Jared Heffron ‘04 Returns to H-SC Biology Department to Give Research Seminar

On Thursday September 23, Dr. Jared Heffron visited the Hampden-Sydney College Biology Department to give a seminar entitled “Reawakening Anthrax Spores” which focused on his recent research involving the pathogenic bacterium Bacillus antrhracis.  Dr. Heffron graduated from H-SC in 2004 with Honors in Biology and recently earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology at Virginia Tech.  Dr. Heffron […] Continue reading

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