Environmentalists Daniel Botkin and Stuart Pimm To Speak March 26 and 29

Biologist Poccia Will Study in Portugal as Fulbright Scholar

March 16, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Dominic L. Poccia, professor of biology at Amherst College has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Award for 3 months starting in September, 2001. He will travel to the Gulbenkian Scientific Institute in Oeiras, just outside Lisbon, to study the regulation of nuclear membrane fusion by a membrane vesicle fraction enriched in phosphatidylinositol.

Goldsby Receives National Science Foundation Grant

February 15, 2001Director of Media Relations

Lazerowitz Lecturer at Amherst College Offers New Views of Molecules

March 3, 2000Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.— David F. Padowitz, assistant professor of biology chemistry at Amherst College, will give the annual Max and Etta Lazerowitz Lecture on Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in the Alumni House of Amherst College, on "Molecules in Image and Imagination." The lecture and a reception following are free and the public is invited.

Dr. Ben Carson To Speak on "Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyles" at Amherst College Nov. 17

Amherst Biology Professor Reports on Sexual Dimorphism among Hummingbirds in Science

May 8, 2003Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

Amherst College Biology Professor Dominic L. Poccia Appointed Associate Editor of Journal of Experimental Zoology

December 2, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Dominic L. Poccia, the Rufus Tyler Lincoln Professor of Biology at Amherst College, has been appointed associate editor for reproductive biology for the Journal of Experimental Zoology, beginning in 2006.

Amherst College Biologist Ethan Clotfelter Receives Grant to Study Aggression

December 21, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Ethan Clotfelter, an assistant professor of biology at Amherst College, has been awarded a research grant from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation to study the biological basis of aggressive behavior and the extent to which environmental contaminants affect aggression.

Abnormal Animal Behavior Has Environmental Basis, Concludes Amherst College Biologist Ethan Clotfelter

September 8, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Professor Ethan Temeles Receives National Science Foundation Grant for Hummingbird Research

September 19, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Ethan J. Temeles, associate professor of biology at Amherst College, has received a grant of $240,000 from the National Science Foundation for a research project titled “Coevolutionary Convergence and Displacement Across a Geographic Mosaic: Hummingbirds and Heliconias of the Lesser Antilles.”

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