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  • Special Programs in Biology — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    spend three years at Carthage working toward a degree in either chemistry or biology followed by four years of graduate work toward the Pharm D degree This program provides preferred admissions status into a very competitive clinical doctoral program in pharmacy Learn more about the 3 4 dual degree pharmacy program J Term J Term is a month long period of study in January in which all academic departments at Carthage offer innovative courses on campus as well as study tours around the world The Biology Department offers many of the College s most popular J Term trips including trips to China Arizona Belize Hawaii and Costa Rica During the semi annual J Term study tour in Nicaragua students volunteer in rural medical clinics They shadow physicians work with patients and observe and participate in patient care For pre health students it s a rare opportunity to learn what it s like to work in a medical setting before going to medical school Learn more about January Term at Carthage ScienceWorks Entrepreneurial Studies in the Natural Sciences ScienceWorks is a unique offering at Carthage The program focuses on the business of science by integrating important skills such as written and oral communication graphics and artwork business accounting management and marketing Students get hands on experience and coursework that prepares them for the job market and career advancement Learn more about ScienceWorks SURE Summer Undergraduate Research Experience In SURE students work one on one with a faculty mentor on a significant summer research project The program provides a stipend room and board and a research budget to participants All students and faculty participating in the program meet weekly for lunch and presentations of research progress A poster session is held during the final week of the program wherein the entire Carthage

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  • Meet Carthage Biology Majors — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    rigor of an Ivy League school but you have the one on one connections with professors that you only find at a small school Ann O Leary 14 Being able to major in both biology and neuroscience is something that I didn t think was possible before I visited Carthage In addition Carthage s liberal arts focus has allowed me to explore other areas that I enjoy such as acting Andrew Straszewski 14 My advice for other students considering a science major would be to get involved in campus activities and really get to know your professors Share your goals with them and they will help you achieve them Find some sort of stress relief activity so it s not all about studying Carthage is a great place to meet people Nicole Devine 14 This department has some of the most educated and the kindest faculty members Zachery Feldker 15 Zachery was one of the first students in the freshman only Phage Hunters genomics course made possible by a grant from the Science Education Alliance Sohayla Horani 15 Sohayla wants to attend dental school followed by medical school on her way to becoming an oral trauma surgeon Suresh Graf 15

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  • Student Organizations — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    biology The society aims to cultivate a keen interest in the natural sciences to stimulate an appreciation for biological research and to promote scholarship Pre Health Club Carthage s Pre Health Club is for students who want to pursue a career in the health field medicine veterinary pharmacy occupational therapy dental and more Members volunteer in the community gather for MCAT study sessions and job shadow physicians Members of Pre Health Club work to set themselves apart from other students when it comes to the admission process for higher education and to work together to feel prepared for the upcoming challenges Carthage United to Rescue the Earth CURE CURE meets regularly to promote education and activities related to conservation and recycling efforts The group s purpose is to encourage and enable all members of the Carthage community to respect and preserve our precious natural resources Sigma Xi Carthage has a chapter of Sigma Xi the international Scientific Research Society Sigma Xi founded in 1886 is the honor society of research scientists and engineers Its programs and activities promote scientific enterprise reward excellence in scientific research and encourage cooperation among scientists in all fields Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for

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  • Careers in Biology — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    in water Biochemistry chemical composition of living things Biophysics how physics relates to living cells Botany plants and their environments Ecology relationships among organisms and their environments Marine biology salt water organisms Microbiology microscopic organisms such as bacteria or fungi Physiology life functions of plants and animals Zoology animals and wildlife Education and Training A bachelor s degree in biology is adequate for some non research positions Biological scientists in testing or inspection Research assistants Laboratory technicians High school biology teachers A master s degree is sufficient for some positions in the following areas Applied research Product development Management Inspection Research technician Teaching Many biology majors go on to medical dental veterinary or other health profession schools A Ph D is usually necessary for independent research industrial research and college teaching Possible Careers for Biology Majors This list includes careers requiring differing degrees of education and training Physical Biochemist Immunologist Pharmacist Agricultural Scientist Conservation Scientist Forensic Scientist Virologist Wetlands Ecologist Zoologist Lab Technician Microbiologist Physician Game Biologist Forester Laboratory Specialist Horticulturalist Physical Therapist Florist Medical Examiner Aquarium Zoo Administrator Visit the Carthage Career Center Learn more about careers in the biological sciences from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Keep Exploring

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  • Resources for Biology Students — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    about admission to medical schools and other health professional programs Pre medical http www aamc org services Association of American Medical Colleges American Medical College Application Service Pre pharmacy http www pharmcas org American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Application Service Pre dental http www ada org education asp American Dental Association Pre veterinary http www aavmc org vmcas vmcas htm Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges Pre physician assistants

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  • Videos from the Biology Department — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    students in 2011 SURE project Maxwell Machurick Biology Major Football Player Maxwell Machurick 13 talks about SURE summer research as well as his academic and athletic experiences at Carthage The Search for Little Clint Carthage College Paleontology In July 2006 a crew led by Carthage College paleontologist Thomas Carr discovered the partial skeleton of the smallest T rex ever found nicknamed Little Clint Carthage Is Scott Hegrenes An interview with Carthage biology professor Scott Hegrenes Carthage J Term in Nicaragua Every January students travel to the island of Ometepe Nicaragua where they spend two weeks studying tropical ecology and volunteering in rural medical clinics Read more A Day in the Life of Paleontologist Thomas Carr Carthage College paleontologist Dr Thomas Carr searches for dinosaur fossils in Hell Creek Montana along with a crew of Carthage students and other scientists Hear what a day of paleontology is really like Professor Thomas Carr Paleontology at Carthage Professor Thomas Carr talks about Paleontology at Carthage College View more Carthage videos Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for Excellence Photo Gallery Meet Our Faculty Academic Calendar Take the Next Steps Request Information Schedule a Visit Apply Now Current Students Faculty The Bridge My Carthage

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  • Meet Biology Department Alumni — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    track to receive her degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2014 Looking back on her time at Carthage she graduated in 2010 with a major in biology she sees many positive influences The Biology Department helped me to learn how to work with other students and professors in a close knit environment she said while researching and writing a senior thesis taught me how to look for information and learn new techniques and treatments in medical journals and reviews In addition to the life lessons she picked up in the lab some were found in the pool As a member of the water polo team at Carthage Ms Pasciak said she learned valuable time management skills that help with her packed schedule Amber Petersen 08 Neuroscience Research The instructors at Carthage proved to be outstanding mentors who were always willing to work with me outside of classes While enrolled in a Ph D program at the Medical College of Wisconsin Amber Petersen 08 has most recently studied synaptic plasticity considered the cellular mechanism that underlies both learning and memory Working with Dr Nashaat Gerges in the Neuroscience Research Center she is on track to graduate from the Department of Cell Biology Neurobiology and Anatomy She selected that program after an interdisciplinary program gave her a taste for lab work in various fields Mrs Petersen said the Carthage education laid the foundation for her to succeed in graduate school She believes small class sizes and the emphasis on lab work in biology and chemistry gave her an advantage More importantly the instructors at Carthage proved to be outstanding mentors who were always willing to work with me outside of classes so I could follow my interests and develop a passion for research science she said She s especially complimentary of the research experience she gained along with the chance to present that research both on campus and at a national conference Her projects at Carthage included developmental biology with Prof Dan Choffnes neuroscience with Prof Dan Miller molecular biology with Prof Pat Pfaffle and ecology with Prof Scott Hegrenes Anit Raja Banerjee 08 Ph D candidate Genetics Four years into a six year Ph D program at Yale University Carthage graduate Raja Banerjee is studying the switches that control whether a gene is turned on or off The professors were incredibly supportive of aspirations to excellence I always had new opportunities and challenges to tackle The program has opened me up to a surprising range of careers from academic research to science journalism to business development he said Mr Banerjee credits Carthage for preparing him to take that leap A member of the Class of 2008 he found Carthage faculty to be passionate and supportive Mr Banerjee is especially grateful for two unique opportunities he had an independent research project on biofuel development and an honors thesis involving a National Institutes of Health project proposal Both of these gave me a great opportunity to push myself to high levels

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  • Andrew Straszewski — Meet Carthage Biology Majors — Biology at Carthage — Carthage College
    While there he learned research techniques that he and his professors brought back to Carthage to teach to other students After he graduates Andrew plans to attend medical school either for neurology or oncology On campus involvement I am always busy on campus I belong to Habitat for Humanity Alpha Lambda Delta Pre Health Club and I am a member of the all male a cappella group called Maximum Capacity I also am a member of the Carthage Men s Track and Field team and participate in intramural sports such as flag football and basketball Favorite professor Although it is only my second year I have had the opportunity to be exposed to several of the faculty members in the Biology Department I simply cannot single out one professor who has been most influential to me Thus I would like to acknowledge Dr Radwanski and Dr Choffnes for pushing me in my academic endeavors Both Dr Choffnes and Dr Radwanski have opened my eyes to the field of biological research It is through the advising of these professors that I have begun to think of and systematically approach answers to new scientific questions Favorite class My favorite class has been Cell and Molecular Biology taught by Dr Tobiason Despite the rigor of this course I can not think of one lecture that didn t hold my attention Toughest class I found my toughest class to be Western Heritage due to the sheer amount of reading and writing required Favorite moments at Carthage Some of my favorite moments at Carthage College have been meeting so many people in such a short period of time From meeting peers in my same field of study to bonding with other teammates on the track squad it is incredible to think of how many new relationships I have formed Another favorite moment at Carthage was performing with my Maximum Capacity group in the student union Seeing all of the students in the crowd who came to support us was a great feeling Favorite spot on campus My favorite spot on campus is the park bench near the Todd Wehr Center After I go on runs I often find myself sitting there for 10 even 15 minutes It is a good place to unwind and just watch Lake Michigan Biggest surprise so far My biggest surprise so far has been how much free time you actually have in a day If you are able to manage your time efficiently there is no reason why you shouldn t have some relaxation time Advice for other students considering your major My advice for other students considering a science major would be to get involved in campus activities and really get to know your professors Share your goals with them and they will help you achieve them Find some sort of stress relief activity so it s not all about studying Carthage is a great place to meet people Elizabeth Reinhardt 12 Keep Exploring Areas of Study Recognized for

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