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PAST BSC MEETINGS and ACTIVITIES

Past BSC Meetings and Activities

Past - BSC Meeting Schedules Activities - Spring 2022
Date Speaker Presentation
Jan 26 Hosted by BSC Officers GAME NIGHT
Feb 9 Prof. Jeff Essner, GDCB Professor Essner will be presenting his research on cancer progression using the zebrafish model.
Feb 23 Prof. Jo Anne Powell Coffman, GDCB Regulatory mechanisms that enable adaptation
Mar 9 Ice Cream Sundae Bar and Game Night  In the spirit of our upcoming spring break, our meeting this week will feature an ice cream sundae bar and a game night! 
Mar 23 Dr. Diane Bassham, GDCB Autophagy in plants: self-eating under stress
Apr 6 BSC presentation: class registration and opportunities in biology BSC will be hosting a study table and discuss tips and tricks for class registration and opportunities in biology - we hope to see you there and we encourage you to bring friends! 
Apr 20 Dr. Rob Wallace Tentative topic: Floyd County Fossil and Prairie Park - collecting Devonian fossils, including bivalves, gastropods, crinoids, corals, bryozoans, cephalopods, and microfossils
Apr 23   CLUB TRIP TO FLOYD COUNTY FOSSIL AND PRAIRIE PARK: April 23, 2022 
The Biological Sciences Club is planning a trip to the Floyd County Fossil and Prairie Park for Saturday, April 23! Students who have attended in the past have had a great time! At the site, we will be collecting Devonian fossils, including bivalves, gastropods, crinoids, corals, bryozoans, cephalopods, and microfossils. For more information, you can view the Floyd County Fossil and Prairie Park’s website HERE. Additionally, Dr. Wallace will be telling us more about the fossils at the park at our April 20 club meeting. If you are interested in attending the trip, please fill out this INTEREST FORM.

Past - BSC Meeting Schedules Activities - Fall 2021

Date

Speaker

Presentation Title

Sept 1 Dr. Norah Warchola, Experiential Learning Coordinator Why should I do undergraduate research, and where do I start?”
Sept 15 Jessica Brown, Mechanical Engineering graduate student “Mad Science: Producing Food from Plastics”
Sept 29 Dr. Lynn Clark, Chair of EEOB “Bamboozled! One botanist’s excellent bamboo adventure”
Oct 13 Dr. Haldre Rogers, EEOB Cascading impacts of an invasive snake in a tropical forest 
Oct 27 HALLOWEEN MOVIE NIGHT EVENT - 7:00 PM Please vote for which movie you would like to see using this form - the movie with the most votes will be shown!
Nov 10 Dr. Ryan Weaver, EEOB

The Hidden Messages of Colorful Bird Feathers and Other Animal Integuments

Dec 1 Officer Elections and
JEOPARDY GAME NIGHT
Bioscience-themed Jeopardy Game Night! There will be prizes!

Other BSC activities:

PANDA EXPRESS FUNDRAISER: Friday Dec 3 at Panda Express in ISU Memorial Union

Halloween Movie Night: featuring "Monsters and Aliens" Wednesday, October 27 at 7 pm in room 2226 Bessey Hall

TROPICAL SMOOTHIE FUNDRAISER for BSC!
BSC is hosting a fundraiser at Tropical Smoothie on Friday, October 22.  All you have to do is stop by and buy a smoothie from 2PM-7PM to support our club!