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Front row (l-r): Malini Suchak, PhD (ABEC faculty, BIO ’07 alum), Shakira Jinez (ABEC ’20), Abbey Hines (ABEC ’18, MS in Education ’19, currently works at the Carnegie Museum), Maddie Blackwell (ABEC ’20), Lindsay Robbins (ABEC ‘12, currently a PhD student at Purdue University), Tiffani Smith (ABEC ’19, currently works at Sloan Kettering Memorial Hospital). Second row: Matt LeFauve (ABEC ’14, currently a PhD student at George Washington University), Nicole Dickan (ABEC ’20), Abby Robinson (ABEC ’19), Amy Bucklaew (ABEC ’20), Caeley Robinson (ABEC ’20), Third row: Brittany Coppinger (ABEC ’14, currently a PhD student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville), Adam Bator (ABEC ’20), Carter Keegan (EVST ’20), Lindsey Pierson, PhD (ABEC ‘12, assistant professor, Christian Brothers University, Memphis TN), Elizabeth George (ABEC ‘15, currently a PhD student at Indiana University), Mary Woodruff (ABEC ’18, currently a PhD Student at Indiana University), Jay Cooney (ABEC ’20) Back row: Sydney Chertoff (ABEC ’18, currently a master’s student at University of Lethbridge), Megan Miller (ABEC ’20), Sue Margulis, PhD (ABEC faculty), Mackenzie Nish (ABEC ’20)


The ABEC program was well-represented at the 2019 Conference of the Animal Behavior Society, held at the University of Illinois at Chicago July 23-28. In total, an impressive 22 Canisius students, alumni and faculty attended the conference.

Submitted by: Sue Margulis, PhD, chair and professor, ABEC and Biology / Malini Suchak, PhD, assistant professor, ABEC