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Read the latest news and updates from the Biology department.

arabidopsis thaliana in front of black background
November 14, 2022

The Fall 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Alejandra Martinez Berdeja, "Studying annual plants life-history transitions in changing environments." The seminar is on Tuesday, November 15th, at 12:00pm.

Dr. Spencer Nyholm in front of trees
September 27, 2022

The Fall 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Spencer Nyholm, "The Hawaiian bobtail squid as a model host for studying defensive symbioses." The seminar is on Tuesday, October 4th, at 12:00pm.

Miniature multiphoton microscope in palm of hand
September 22, 2022

The Fall 2022 Biology Seminar Series commences with a talk from Blake Madruga, "Development of Open-Source, High Performance Miniature Multiphoton Microscopy Systems for Freely Behaving Animals." The seminar is on Tuesday, September 27th, at 12:00pm.

A picture of both comps section schedules side by side
April 5, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology seniors will be presenting their senior comps in person and via Zoom. 

Photo of Bhavna Shamasunder
March 23, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology Seminar Series concludes with a talk from Dr. Bhavna Shamasunder, "Community based research as a movement strategy to contend with systemic environmental racism." The seminar is on Tuesday, March 29th, at 12:00pm.

Photo of Dr. Kenjiro Quides
March 16, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Kenjiro Quides, "Experimental Evolution of Rhizobial Symbionts." The seminar is on Tuesday, March 22nd, at 12:00pm.

Dr. Jessie Salter working with bird specimens in a case
March 9, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Jessie Salter, "Historical DNA solves an evolutionary mystery and explains the origin of a novel phenotype in New World quails." The seminar is on Tuesday, March 15th, at 12:00pm.

Cover of book showing two halves of two different statues
March 9, 2022

The Biology Department is committed to addressing racial injustices within the biological sciences and proactively working towards inclusion and unfettered access to science. 

Dr. Annika Nelson writing in a notebook in front of trees and plants
February 23, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Annika Nelson, "Defense trade-offs alter the outcomes of mutualisms." The seminar is on Tuesday, March 1st, at 12:00pm.

Photo of Dr. Bill Ludt with fish specimens
February 15, 2022

The Spring 2022 Biology Seminar Series continues with a talk from Dr. Bill Ludt, "Missing in the middle: Examining how anti-tropical distributions form in marine fishes." The seminar is on Tuesday, February 22nd, at 12:00pm.

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