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Read the latest news and updates from the Biology department.

Tardigrade against a blue background
February 18, 2020

The Spring 2020 Biology Seminar Series continues with Candice Crilly's talk, "Piecing together the puzzle of tardigrade desiccation tolerance using nuclear magnetic resonance and fluorescence microscopy."

Dr. Kate Boersma in front of desert landscape
February 6, 2020

The Spring 2020 Biology Seminar Series continues with Dr. Kate Boersma's talk, "Understanding community assembly in freshwater habitats."

Troy Magney above trees with hard hat and equipment
January 30, 2020

The Spring 2020 Biology Seminar Series continues with Dr. Troy Magney's talk, "The plant kaleidoscope: Looking beyond leaf ‘greenness’ to study the biosphere from space."

Dr. Caitlin Fong crouching on a beach
January 28, 2020

The Spring 2020 Biology Seminar Series commences with Dr. Caitlin Fong's talk, "Anthropogenic impacts to coral reef communities."

Spring 2020 seminar schedule
January 24, 2020

Biology Seminars

Spring 2020

JANUARY

1/28 Caitlin Fong – CSUN/Occidental College

FEBRUARY

2/4 Troy Magney – UC Davis

2/11 Kate Boersma – UCSD

Biology student award winners: Joshua Beisel, Camille Brzechffa, Sarah Ashey, Cheldon Ann Alcantara, Bryce Lewis-Smith, Hannah Hoefs
November 20, 2019

Please extend a hearty congratulations to this year's student award winners!

Drosophila on plant
November 14, 2019

The Fall 2019 Biology Seminar Series concludes with Catherine Brennan's talk, "Using Drosophila to study the immunity and biology of macrophages."

Sarah Traiger diving in kelp forest
November 7, 2019

The Fall 2019 Biology Seminar Series continues with Sarah Traiger's talk, "Kelp forests and climate change: how do kelp communities respond to and shape their environment?"

Eleinis Ávila-Lovera with tree
October 31, 2019

The Fall 2019 Biology Seminar Series continues with Eleinis Ávila-Lovera's talk, "Comparative Functional Ecology of photosynthetic stems and leaves: Key takeaways from arid ecosystems."

Portrait of Chris Hunter
October 23, 2019

The Fall 2019 Biology Seminar Series continues with Chris Hunter's talk, "Tracking host-pathogen interactions."

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