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  • Rosenberg Lab to attend Keystone Conference

    Lab presenting posters!
    The Rosenberg Lab will be presenting posters at the upcoming International Keystone Conference entitled, "Immune Evolution in Cancer", Whistler Canada, March 10-14, 2014. Presenting posters are:...
    Posted: February 20, 2014 12:02 PM
  • Tom Cronin Guest Editor

    Seeing and doing!
    Tom Cronin was invited to be an editor of a special issue of "Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society for January, 2014.  Read the article that he and Ronald H. Douglas, Department of...
    Posted: January 23, 2014 4:43 PM
  • Lasse Lindahl & Four Graduate Students Publish Paper in MBoC

    First paper published on new project!
    Congratulations to Mamata Thapa, Ananth Bommakanti, Md Shamsuzzaman, Brian Gregory, Leigh Samsel, Janice M. Zengel and Lasse Lindahl  for a paper published in The American Society for Cell Biology...
    Posted: January 23, 2014 4:31 PM
  • Dr. Tom Cronin in Wired Magazine

    Fearless Mantis Shrimp: The Eyes Have It
    Behind this incredible method of hunting are the animal kingdom’s most complex eyes, peepers so amazingly evolved that their sophistication seems damn near unnecessary. (That’s me being...
    Posted: January 23, 2014 11:29 AM
  • Biology Undergraduate named Researcher of the Week

    Biological Sciences major, Susanna Campbell, has been named Researcher of the Week on January 6, 2014.   Susanna's mentor is Dr. Kevin Omland, Professor of Biological Sciences.
    Posted: January 7, 2014 2:39 PM
  • Changes to Core Course Prerequisites for Spring 2014

    Starting in Spring semester 2014, the Biology major core courses (BIOL 141, 142, 302, 303 and 300L) now have the following MATH prerequisite: "You must have completed either MATH 150 or MATH 151...
    Posted: November 4, 2013 11:24 AM
  • Two Lecturer Positions in the Dept. of Biological Sciences

    Lecturer Search in Progress!
    The Department of Biological Sciences seeks to recruit two permanent, full-time lecturers. General Biology: The successful candidate will teach introductory biology for majors, covering topics...
    Posted: November 1, 2013 4:46 PM
  • Lohr's Lab Awarded Grant to Rescue Florida Sparrows

    Saving the Sparrows from Extinction!
    The United States Fish and Wildlife Services has recently showed ongoing support to Dr. Bernard Lohr for the development of behavioral methodologies for saving the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow from...
    Posted: October 30, 2013 3:53 PM
  • Biology Majors Win at 16th Undergraduate Research Symposium

    The following students majoring in our department are winners in their poster sessions at the 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, held at UMBC on...
    Posted: October 30, 2013 11:14 AM
  • Biology Undergrad-MARC Scholar, Susanna Campbell, wins award

    Several UMBC faculty and students attended the Southeast Population Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics (SEPEEG) annual meeting at the Mountain Lake Biological Station in Virginia. Susanna Campbell...
    Posted: October 10, 2013 2:14 PM