31-10 Thomson Avenue L.I.C, NY 11101 M204 Hours: Monday-Friday 9-5pm (718) 482-5940 Fax: (718) 609-2024
A survey of the anatomy, systematics, evolution, life histories, behavior and ecology of the back boned animals.This course fulfills the Flexible core of Pathways (Scientific World)
Tuesday, 1.00pm - 3:15pm
Thursday, 2:15pm - 3:15pm
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Environmental Science Major Conducts Internship at American Geographic Society:
Jesse Miller, an
Environmental Science major, is currently serving as a scholar-intern
at the American Geographic Society (AGS).
In this position, Jesse is creating maps for the AGS website and will
be assisting with the AGS Fall Symposium at Columbia University. This is Jesse's second internship since arriving at LaGCC. His first GIS internship
was during the summer of 2015 with the Department of City Planning. Congratulations to Jesse and his mentor Dr. Holly Porter-Morgan!
Click here to read more about Jesse.
"What is Relativity?" To mark the 100th anniversary of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, astrophysicist, educator and author Jeffrey Bennett will give a Special Seminar on Monday Sept 21 in the Poolside Cafe at 12 - 1pm. This is followed by a second exciting presentation by Dr. Bennett entitled: "Strategies for Teaching Science". Thanks to Dr. Allyson Sheffield for organizing this unique event!
All students and Faculty are welcome. Refreshments will be served!
Click here for details of the "What is Relativity?" presentation.
Click here for details of the "Strategies for Teaching Science" presentation.
The NS Department at LaGuardia, in collaboration with Queens College and Queensborough CC, has
received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to help students succeed in Environmental
Science and Geology careers. A Big Congratulations to our very own Dr. Holly Porter-Morgan. Amazing stuff!
For more details of the grant on the NSF website, click here.
Click here for a summary of the grant and the project.
Congratulations to Dr. Allyson Sheffield for giving an exciting presentation at The XXIX International Astronomical Union General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii (not a bad location!).
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Congratulations to Professor Sarah Durand for a fascinating new publication about why parrots are such amazing vocal imitators. An amazing piece of work!
Click here for the press release about the article.
Click here to Download the article.
The very first "Science and Sandwich" event took place on Tuesday June 2. It was a wonderful afternoon with close to 100 students present. Well done and a round of applause to the organizing committee (Olga Calderon, Maria Entezari, Lucia Fuentes, Tonya Hendrix, Joby Jacob, and Allyson Sheffield)
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LaGuardia's First Undergraduate Symposium took place on Tuesday May 26. The event was a great success with over 130 attendees and a very delightful crowd of students! It was a pleasure to learn about all of the work that students are doing with their mentors.
A Big Thank You to the organizing committee for this wonderful event (Tao Chen, Dahlia ElSayed, Reem Jaafar, Karen Miller & Ian Alberts).
Click here for photos of the event, and here for even more excellent photos.
Click here for the Booklet of the event.
LaGuardia Faculty & Students Participate in Van Cortlandt Park's First BioBlitzon
A Big Thank You to Dr. Holly A. Porter-Morgan for organizing this wonderful event.
LaGuardia Student wins Prize in Statewide Science Competition
Congratulations to Marcos Murdumbay and his mentor Dr. Maria Entezari for an amazing achievement.
How do we study space from Earth? Our very own Astronomer Dr. Allyson Sheffield will answer that question with a tour of the
Rutherford Observatory at Columbia University on Saturday May 30, 2.30 - 4.00pm. This is part of the World Science Festival.
Exciting STEM Scholarship opportunity with the Hearst Foundations
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ASAP Program Recruitment for Biology Majors
This is a great opportunity for Biology students to keep you on track for graduation.
The first Cell Talks of the semester will be on Friday March 27 in E242 at 2pm
Dr. Janet Rollins from Mount Saint Vincent will be talking about her research on using the fruit fly to study the effects of environmental
toxicants on male fertility.
CUNY Research Scholars Program Welcome Reception
Please come to support you fellow undergraduate researchers on Wed March 11 at 2-4pm in Room E-500
Click here for the CRSP flyer
Interested in summer research? Here is a great opportunity for physics research at QCC.
Click here for the application form
Introducing the New Natural Sciences Biology Club
If you are interested in joining, please come to M-204 to register
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Cell Talks Schedule for Spring 2015
The next Cell Talks will take place on Friday March 27 at 2.00pm in Room E-242
Environmental Improvement Fund Awarded to Professor Sarah Durand
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Congratulations to Professor Sarah Durand on this amazing achievement.
Interested in Research in Summer 2015?
Click here for the Barnard Science Summer Program 2015 Announcement.
The Closing Date for applications is 04/15/2015.
Click here for the Barnard Science Summer Program 2015 Application form.
New Hybrid section of SCC110 available for Spring I: SCC 110. 258 A&B
Friday 2.15 - 3.15 PM lecture in Rm. E-216Friday 3.25 - 6:45 PM lab in E-346
Math Skills Workshops for STEM Students Schedule Fall I 2014 in M-201A
These sessions are designed to improve your Math abilitiesClick here for details and the Fall I schedule
Dr. Ian Alberts, a LaGuardia Community College chemistry professor, received the highly coveted Feliks Gross Award from the City University of New York’s Academy of Humanities and Sciences for his potentially groundbreaking research on computer-aided drug design. Click here for further details.
Amanda Tsang, a LaGuardia Community College student, placed first at the Sigma Xi Research Showcase, a nationwide online science competition, for her research project that is tracing the evolutionof the ground spider, one of the largest but little researched spider families.Click here for further details.
Dates and times of our new Math Workshops for students in the NS and Health Science Departments are listed below. These sessions aim to improve your math skills in an informal, interactive environment. Please come along to experience the benefits.
All Workshops take place in Room M201A
The next session in our series of Math Skills Workshops for STEM students will take place on Wednesday March 26 at 12.00 - 1PM in the Room M201A. This workshop will cover systems of linear equations, so it will be relevant to all STEM students. We strongly advise you to come along.
A LaGuardia Community College Student Receives Recognition For National Biomedical Research Conference Presentation.Sherise Martin, a biology major at LaGuardia Community College who has been conducting research on turmeric’s effect on neuroinflammation, won best poster presentation for her important work at the largest professional biomedical research conference of its kind in the nation. Click here for further details
Queens Tribune College Grant Aims to Help Women Enter STEM Fields A $30,000 was awarded to a professor at LaGuardia Community College to develop a program that will motivate women to enter fields like science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Dr. Preethi Radhakrishnan, an assistant professor of biology at the college, was awarded the grant by the Elsevier Foundation to develop the City University of New York's first-of-its-kind program. Click here for further details
Click here for the Barnard Science Summer Program Informational Flyer.
The Closing Date for applications is 04/18/2014.
Click here for the Application form.
The next Cell Talks will take place on Friday March 21 at 1.45pm in Room E-501.
Click here for the Cell Talks Spring 2014 schedule
LaGuardia Community College Student Takes First Prize in National Competition for her Research on Antioxidants and Male Fertility in Fruit Flies.
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A $30,000 grant was awarded to a professor at LaGuardia Community College to develop a program that will motivate.
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