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BioBits Newsletter
University of Delaware
Summer 2011
In This Issue:
Convocation Ceremony Photos
Alumni Weekend Photos
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Welcome to the third edition of our electronic newsletter BioBits,
highlighting the Convocation Ceremony and Alumni Weekend.  
 We are excited to share our news with you in this new format!  
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Convocation Ceremony - May 27, 2011

The Convocation ceremony for the Department of Biological Sciences was held on Friday, May 27, 2011 at the Carpenter Sports Building.  Congratulations and Best Wishes to all the Graduates! 


Convocation Photo I

(L-R)   Michelle Lucey, Dr. van Golen, Heather Unger, Mary Boggs, Dr. Duncan, Patricia Jones, Shyama Majumdar




Convocation II Photo

(L-R)  Michelle Lucey, Shyama Majumdar, Fayth Miles




Convocation Photo III

(L-R)   Mike Fascelli, Kimberly Stevenson, Megan Kissig




Convocation Photo III

(L-R)   Dr. Walsh, Ramona Wilson, Kimberly Stevenson, Stephanie Pagan, Christopher Liddie 





Convocation Photo IV

(L-R)   Michelle Lucey, Heather Unger, Breonna Martin, Dr. van Golen.




Convocation Photo V

                 Dr. Usher and Stephanie Pagan.

Convocation Photo VI

                    Patricia Jones and John Kostyak.





Convocation Photo Cooper

             Dr. Cooper and Nicholas Suraci























Convocation Photo Smith

     Renee Tehrani and Dr. Smith
























Grad & Parents
Anindita Gupta and her Parents.




























Convocation Photo

(L-R)  Tejal Naik, Saranjeet "Jeet" Mukergee, Megan Kissig





Convocation Photo 2

Chia-Yen Wu and Dr. Mason


Convocation Photo 3

Galen Giaccone and Dr. Galileo



Alumni Weekend - June 3, 4 & 5, 2011

The Department of Biological Sciences held its first Biological Sciences Showcase during Alunni Weekend 2011 on Saturday, June 4th from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  The Showcase featured laboratory demonstrations, student poster presentations of their research, information about the Center for Translational Cancer Research and the Delaware Cardiovascular Research Center, opportunities to reunite with faculty, and much more.  A big thank you to all that participated in making this a success.
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Alumni Weekend Photo 1

Wolf Hall decorated for Alumni Weekend Showcase




Alumni Weekend Photo Wagner

Dr. Wagner, Bobby Sheehan and Babak Basiri enjoying the Biological Sciences Showcase event.





Alumni Weekend Duncan Photo

Dr. Duncan with an Alumna Tami Lunsford.



Alumni Weekend Galileo Photo

Dr. Galileo and Dr. Cain helping out with displays with Alumna Dr. Grace Yang.




Alumni Weekend Sikes Photo

Dr. Sikes and Alumni at the Center for Translational Cancer Research display.



Alumni Weekend Dion Photo

Professors Hlousek-Radojcic and Dion working the registration table in Wolf Hall..


























Alumni Weekend Photo 2

Dr. Dick Tasca former Faculty member and his wife Carol look over a poster display in McKinly.



Alumni Weekend Hong Photo

Dr. Hong with Alumnus Matt Viereck and student Vanessa Carranza.



Alumni Weekend Photo 3

Dr. Kathy Matt, Dean of Health Sciences and an Alumna, visiting the Biological Sciences Showcase with other Alumni.


































Alumni Weekend Display Photo

Graduate student Michelle Pusey at a lab display with Alumni.

Contact Info

Pamela Vari 

Department of Biological Sciences