Joan L. Slonczewski

Robert A. Oden, Jr. Professor of Biology, Kenyon College

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Lab Group 2016

Dr. S., Haofan Li ’20, Trudy Wrona ’20, Sasha Smerekanych ’20, Adama Berndt ’17, Morgan Engmann ’20,
Sean Bush ’17, Nadia Torok ’19, Alex Schaal ’17, Nonto Mdluli ’18, Richard Dennis ’17, Sriya Chadalavada ’19,
Liz Eder ’17, Rudy Casseday ’20, Jo Stanley ’20, Katrina Kunka ’19, Grant Hall ’20, Anna Tancredi ’19,
Jeremy Moore ’19, Jessie Griffith ’19, Erick Ditmars ’18, Carter Brzezinski ’20, Preston Basting
2016 research students and alumni

Ask a First-year Scientist:
Trudy investigates evolving mutant bacteria that reverse drug resistance.
Grant reads genomes for mysterious Antarctic microbes that grow red blobs at 10°C.

High School Applicants: Apply for Summer Research 2017
NSF REU MCB-1613278

Rainbow Lab

Research in Bacteria Lab:
Evolution in stomach acid
Aspirin decreases drug resistance

Bacterial neurotransmitters control your brain
Antarctic cyanobacteria and Knox County algal blooms

E. coli colony growing at pH 6.0 with GFP fluorescence
E. coli colony

VOTE--Yes you CAN vote in Ohio! Registered? Find out here.

Flag map USA

Tour an orbital space habitat: Frontera 3D.

Rainbow Lab

Curriculum vitae

Research Students

Microbiology: An Evolving Science 4E The Highest Frontier

Science Fiction


Health Advice

BIOL 103 Biology in Science Fiction
BIOL 211 Health Service and Biomedical Analysis
BIOL 238 Microbiology

BIOL 239
Experimental Microbiology
BIOL 475.02 Senior Seminar:Virology

Health Advice for Students
* Sleep eight hours every night.
* Avoid alcohol.
* Avoid fraternities and sororities.
* Prepare for Zombie Apocalypse.

Science Fiction

Reader's site by Dave Switzer


English/Spanish Medical Site
Con las imágenes y diálogos.  ˇPruébalo!

Community service

Polls and Voter Registration

Health Service and Biomedical Analysis

New Orleans rehab 2006

Parents, John and Esther
On holiday in the Alps for their 50th wedding anniversary
Esther Slonczewski, violin teacher
John Slonczewski, award-winning physicist

Bob Macnab, Yale Memorial