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  • Congratulations to iGEM Team!

    2015 iGEM Jamboree Team Earns Bronze Medal
    From September 24-28, UMBC was represented at the 2015 iGEM Jamboree held in Boston and the Retriever team earned a bronze medal for their work on remediating copper from the environment.  iGEM...
    Posted: October 2, 2015 12:58 PM
  • Journal of Bacteriology Cover Story

    Neus Sanchez-Alberola, Ivan Erill, et al.
    The August 11, 2015 issue of the Journal of Bacteriology cover features new research by Neus Sanchez-Alberola, Susana Campoy, David Emerson, Jordi Barbe and Ivan Erill that maps the genes involved...
    Posted: August 13, 2015 12:04 PM
  • Marla Streb '91, M.S. MEES

    Mountain Bike Hall of Famer
    Credits her attention to detail and working smart from what she learned in the laboratory!  
    Posted: July 22, 2015 3:18 PM
  • Evan Cameron awarded NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship

    Former Biology Ph.D. Student
    Evan G. Cameron, Ph.D., a former graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC, was recently awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for...
    Posted: July 22, 2015 3:09 PM
  • Specific Aims Club

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 3:00 pm, BS 461
    Drs. Robinson & Hoffman will present at the next Specific Aims Club, Wednesday, July 22nd, 3:00 p.m., BS 461.
    Posted: July 21, 2015 3:11 PM
  • Drs. Leupen and Leips featured in Nature article

    Why we are teaching science wrong, and how to make it right
    A recent Nature article discusses Active Learning techniques and their use in STEM courses. Kudos to Dr. Leips and Dr. Leupen for their contribution and highlighting innovative pedagogy at UMBC...
    Posted: July 15, 2015 4:03 PM
  • Tom Cronin's book, "Visual Ecology"

    Shortlisted for a 2015 PROSE award!
    His book, "Visual Ecology" was shortlisted for a 2015 PROSE award (The American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence) for "Biological Sciences" (the top award category for...
    Posted: June 25, 2015 11:08 AM
  • Congratulations Safae Handoun!

    PhD student Safae Handoun has been selected as a recipient of Early-Career Researcher Funding to attend 2015 International Conference on Arabidopsis Research to be held from July 5-9 in Paris,...
    Posted: June 25, 2015 9:55 AM
  • Jeffrey Gardner receives Dept. Of Energy Early Career Award

    Jeffrey Gardner, Assistant Professor, received a Department of Energy 2015 Early Career Research Program Award. Please check out the Insights article for more details. Congratulations Dr. Gardner!
    Posted: May 13, 2015 10:48 AM
  • Kayla Lemons attending Assoc. of Chemoreception Soc. Mtg.

    Receives AChemS Travel Fellowship
    Congratulations to Ph.D. student, Kayla Lemons who is the recipient of a AChemS travel fellowship to attend the annual meeting of the Association of Chemoreception Society this year.  She is one...
    Posted: May 11, 2015 2:36 PM