Joan L. Slonczewski

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

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Lab Group 2017

Sasha Smerekanych '20, Jeremy Moore '19, Trudy Wrona '20, Sam Schaffner '21, Erick Ditmars '18, Jessie Griffith '20,
Karina Kunka '20, Anna Tancredi '20, Meg Dye '21, Katie Bischof, Julia Borys '21, Haofan Li '20, Miriam Hyman '21,
Afomia Ayele '21, Ward Castell '21, Nate Saindon '21, Dr. S. Also: Morgan Engmann ’20, Grant Hall '20.

2017 research students and alumni

First-year Microbiologists
First-year researchers

First-year researchers

First-years test compounds that reverse bacterial drug resistance

High School Applicants: Apply for Summer Research 2018
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