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Villanova University Chapter (#288)


  • Villanova University awards the 2017 Mendel Medal to Dr. Olufunmilayo Olopade, a pioneer in cancer Risk assessment and treatment of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer. Dr. Olopade is the Walter L. Palmer Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine and Human Genetics, Director of the Center for Clinical Cancer Genetics at the University of Chicago.

    You are invited to Dr. Olopade's Mendel Medal lecture on Friday, November 17, 2017, at 2:00 pm in the Villanova Room of Connelly Center.

  • The 2018 Sigma Xi Poster Day will take place on Friday, April 27, 2018 in the Villanova Room of Connelly Center. Undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of science and engineering are invited to present their research in poster form at the symposium.

  • Applications for Grants in Aid of Research are due each year on March 15 and October 15


President: Deanna Zubris, Chemistry
Former President: Vikram Iyengar, Biology
Secretary and Treasurer: Sridhar Santhanam, Mechanical Engineering

Recent Past Presidents

Vikram Iyengar, Biology (2015-2017)
James Wilson, Biology (2014-2015)
Amanda Grannas, Chemistry (2013-2014)
Steven Goldsmith, Environmental Science (2012 - 2013)
Anil Bamezai, Biology (2011 - 2012)
Mirela Damian, Computer Science (2009 - 2011)

Webmaster: Mirela Damian, Computing Sciences