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  • 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
  • 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