NSF Grant Announcement
Professor Elizabeth Dahlhoff has received a grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $432,568 which includes funding for undergraduates. These funds will support her project entitled "RUI: Collaborative Research: Adaptive Significance of Genomic Variation in a Montane Insect".
Students in the Biology program benefit from a wide range of educational experiences in the classroom, the laboratory, the field and in the tropics. Classes also focus on the ethics of modern biology and the recognition of key issues that arise in the curriculum.
The biology major prepares students for challenging careers and internships in the areas of biotechnology, education, health, and research.
Excellent academic advising, dedicated mentoring, and outstanding instruction demonstrate the Biology department's commitment to the students' intellectual and personal development.
Through research and collaboration across continents, Biology associate professor Justen Whittall turns the petal of a flower into a springboard to revolutionary breakthroughs for his students.
Clare Bartlett, Kriszten Kocmond, and Erin Root's project gives rise to a better understanding of TALENs and its uses in the genetic engineering field.
Vikrum Jain and Ramez Sakkab discuss the effect of starvation and the paralytic, sodium azide, on C. elegans movement