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  • New BIOL Course: BIOL 415/615--Systems Biology

    Instructor: Dr. Daniel Lobo
    The Department of Biological Sciences will be offering a new course this Spring semester: BIOL 415/615--Systems Biology. This is a late-add to the Schedule of Classes, but please consider...
    Posted: November 9, 2016 4:00 PM
  • Search: Assistant Professor in Microbial Genetics & Biochem.

    Specializing in Microbiome Research
    The Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in microbial genetics and biochemistry, specializing in microbiome research that...
    Posted: October 13, 2016 1:18 PM
  • Dr. Kevin Omland featured in Catonsville Times

    Bahama Oriole Project
    Dr. Kevin Omland and the Omland Lab have been working on studying the critically endangered Bahama Oriole. The Lab's work has been widely advertised between the university, ornithological...
    Posted: October 5, 2016 4:42 PM
  • Brewster lab examines a "pause button" on development

    Research profiled in UMBC News
    How can zebrafish development help with organ transplant? Dr. Rachel Brewster and her lab are working on finding out that answer. Zebrafish can place their development on hold--like a sort of...
    Posted: September 20, 2016 1:26 PM
  • Course seen as part of a "small campus doing big things"

    BIOL 487 Medical Case Studies taught by Drs. Leips & Hoffman
    A story in the September 13 edition of The Retriever recognizes BIOL 487 Medical Case Studies as a "major step" toward a small campus doing big things. Developed by Drs. Jeff Leips and Kathleen...
    Posted: September 20, 2016 1:08 PM
  • Visit Biology for the 50th Anniversary

    Celebrate Science! with CNMS
    UMBC celebrates its 50th Anniversary this weekend! To honor this amazing achievement, the Department of Biological Sciences is teaming up with Mathematics/Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, and the...
    Posted: September 14, 2016 2:39 PM
  • PerkinElmer Technology Workshop

    Thursday, September 22nd
    CNMS will be hosting a PerkinElmer Technology Workshope on Thursday, September 22nd. Breakfast & lunch will be provided courtesy of PerkinElmer. See the attached flyer for more information....
    Posted: September 13, 2016 1:44 PM
  • Welcome New Biology Instructors,

    Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman and Dr. Jewel Daniel
    Please join the Department of Biological Sciences in welcoming two new members of our faculty: Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman and Dr. Jewel Daniel.  Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman will be our new...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 8:57 AM
  • Department graduate student interviewed for Science Magazine

    Karan Odom comments on why female birds have lost their song
    Karan Odom was the lead author on a paper published in 2014 about the widespread incidence of female song among songbirds. She was interviewed about a recent study in Science exploring why female...
    Posted: January 16, 2016 2:16 PM
  • Remembering early years of UMBC

    Retired UMBC faculty & staff gather together
    Former faculty & staff remember the years they spent at UMBC.
    Posted: November 11, 2015 12:25 PM