Department of Biology

News and Events

Recent Student and Faculty News and Events

Learn about Student Achievements and Faculty Achievements in the Department of Biological Sciences.

Graduate Student Position in Aquatic Toxicology

The Aquatic Toxicology Lab is seeking a highly motivated master’s student with an interest in applying molecular tools to complex toxicological questions. The research will be part of a Master of Science degree in Cell and Molecular biology. This research project includes a stipend and full tuition remission. Apply by Jan. 31, 2019.

Graduate Student Position in Ichthyology for Fall 2019

The Ichthyology Lab is seeking highly motivated master’s students (starting Fall 2019) with an interest in studying the evolution of fishes, likely with an emphasis on fishes that live in the deep sea. The research will be part of a Master of Science degree in Ecology and Evolution. Apply before April 1, 2019 -- then apply for a teaching assistantship that includes full tuition remission and a stipend. 

Welcome New Biology Faculty Member: Conservation Zoologist

The Department of Biological Sciences welcomes Dr. Jennifer Lamb. Dr. Lamb is a herpetologist that studies the population genetics, taxonomy, and conservation of salamanders. Dr. Lamb will be teaching a new Herpetology course during the Fall 2018 semester, in addition to other courses such as Wildlife Populations.