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  • 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
  • UBM Scholars at the NIMBios Conference

    Two UBM Scholars, Abigail Jackson and Jessica Ortega, presented their poster on Melanopsin Adaptation at the 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Biology and...
    Posted: November 30, 2013 9:16 AM
  • 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
  • UBM Students Win Poster Awards

    UBM Scholars John Malloy, Tylynn Pettrey and former UBM Scholar, Leila Bahmani were awarded 2nd Place in their Biological Sciences Poster Session at the 16th Annual Undergraduate Research...
    Posted: October 29, 2013 3:47 PM
  • UBM Scholar is UMBC Researcher of the Week

    UBM Scholar, John Malloy, was named UMBC Researcher of the Week, October 22, 2013.   John's mentors are Dr. Matthias Gobbert, Mathematics & Statistics and Dr. Kevin Omland, Biological Sciences.
    Posted: October 23, 2013 10:35 PM
  • Biology Undergraduate wins 1st Place Poster 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 2:39 PM