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.

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.”

Colin Godwin To Study Medicine at Cambridge on Churchill Scholarship

May 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Colin Godwin, a senior biology major at Amherst College, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship to study cancer biology with Dr. Ashok Venkitaraman next year at Cambridge University, England. A graduate of the Lakeside School in Seattle, Wash., Godwin is the son of David J. Godwin and Ginger Reeves of Mercer Island, Wash.

Kipp Weiskopf To Study Cancer Genetics at Cambridge on Churchill Scholarship

May 4, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Kipp Weiskopf, a senior biology major at Amherst College, has been awarded a Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship to study the genetics of cancer with Dr. David Glover next year at Churchill College, Cambridge University, England. A graduate of Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Sudbury, Mass., Weiskopf is the son of Sande and Robert Weiskopf of Sudbury, Mass.