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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

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

Intern of the Week: Vincent Brown for Biology!

Check out his research position with Towson University

Name:Vincent Brown Internship, Co-op or Research Site: Towson University Position Title: Research Intern Major(s)/Minor(s):Biology B.A/ Ancient Studies Work Term:Summer 2018 Tell us about...

Posted: August 10, 2018, 8:41 AM

ORISE Research Opportunities

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is looking for students and recent graduates to participate in research opportunities. Most of the ORISE opportunities are twelve month...

Posted: June 14, 2018, 10:34 AM

Researcher of the Week: Ariana Taj

Ariana's Advice? Don't delay! Find your passion!

Ariana  is a double major in Biology (BA) and Psychology (BA), who will graduate in 2019. She is a member of the Honors College and 2018-19 URA Scholar. Title of your research project:  Rat...

Posted: May 15, 2018, 10:56 AM

Biology Study Abroad in Barcelona, Spain

Take Biology courses during summer in Spain!

Thinking of widening your horizons and experiences through a study abroad stay? The Biological Sciences Department offers a newly-minted Study Abroad opportunity specifically designed for BIOL...

Posted: September 28, 2017, 8:36 AM