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Welcome

The Schuellein Chair in the Biological Sciences recognizes outstanding accomplishments and contributions of a faculty member in the Department of Biology, with particular emphasis on excellence in mentoring students through research. The position was created through a planned gift from Robert J. Schuellein, Ph.D. (‘44).

Dr. Schuellein helped establish the Department of Biology’s graduate program and mentored many of the program’s first graduates.

2017 Schuellein Lecture

New Generation of Biomedicine

Converging biology, physics, mathematics and engineering research could create innovative solutions to major health issues such as cancer and Alzheimer's disease. The University of Dayton is well-suited to model such a transition, a former National Cancer Institute deputy director said during a campus visit.

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