UMBC Biological Sciences lab team makes exciting discovery!

An article by UMBC's Sarah Hansen

UMBC's Sara Hanson's article on the exciting discovery from the Erill Lab, featuring Dr. Erill, Dr. deCarvalho, Dr. Caruso and grad students Elia Mascolo and Julia López-Pérez...

Posted: November 2, 2023, 9:56 AM

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Freeland!

$1.8 million research grant!

Click the link to read the full article by Sarah Hansen.

Posted: August 28, 2023, 11:25 AM

Welcome Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano

The First Female Chair of the UMBC Biological Sciences Dept!

Today is the day!  The official passing of the torch! Please welcome our seventh, and most notably, our first female department chair, Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano!...

Posted: August 23, 2023, 2:38 PM

Congratulations to Dr. Michelle Starz-Gaiano

The First Female Chair of the UMBC Biological Sciences Dept!

Michelle Starz-Gaiano, @UMBCBiology, joined UMBC as an assistant professor in 2008. Since then, she's been a researcher, a mentor, and a leader. This August, she will bring that experience to a...

Posted: July 7, 2023, 10:54 AM

UMBC STEM Goldwater Scholars

Arjun Kanjarpane & Anya Viswanathan

UMBC continues excellence in STEM education! Arjun Kanjarpane ’24, M32, biochemistry and molecular biology, and Soujanya “Anya” Viswanathan ’24, M32, biological sciences, are the latest UMBC...

Posted: April 14, 2023, 10:19 AM

Congratulations to Pratima Gautam!

First-author manuscript accepted!

Congratulations to Pratima Gautam, a PhD student in the Cusick lab, who recently had a second first-author manuscript accepted! It will be published in the journal Microorganisms, and is titled...

Posted: April 14, 2023, 9:50 AM


AMB Open House

Thank you to everyone who helped make the AMB Open House a huge success! Here are a few shots from this afternoon.

Posted: February 27, 2023, 2:08 PM

Congrats Dr. Mercedes Burns!

Formally awarded an NSF CAREER grant

From Dr. Mendelson... "Some happy news to share this morning! Dr. Mercedes Burns has been formally awarded an NSF CAREER grant. As I’m sure you know, this is NSF’s most prestigious award for...

Posted: February 3, 2023, 12:11 PM

Grad School Ceremony

The Graduate School Ceremony starts today at 10 a.m. Click the link to watch!

Posted: December 21, 2022, 10:18 AM

Congratulations to Sean Starkloff!

Congratulations to Sean Starkloff of the Lin Lab, on his award for "outstanding presentation" at ABRCMS conference in Anaheim, CA last week!

Posted: November 22, 2022, 11:53 AM