The biology department provides an outstanding and rigorous classroom- and laboratory- based education to majors and non-majors and is committed to developing and supporting interdisciplinary innovations. The department places a high value on developing skills in critical thinking, collaborative work, communication, and problem solving, while also fostering the values of integrity, responsibility, and empathy for other organisms. Promoting science as an integral part of the liberal arts, students are prepared for careers addressing societal challenges. A broad biological foundation combined with opportunities for exploration of specific areas is emphasized.
Dr. John R. Palisano And Dr. Francis X. Hart Present Four Years Of Research Collaboration
July 29, 2014
Dr. John R. Palisano, Department of Biology and Dr. Francis X. Hart, Department of Physics, have collaborated during the last four years on a project. This investigation was presented in two posters at the Gordon Research Conference on Bioelectrochemistry in July, 2014.
Professor John R. Palisano’s Research Is The First Report Of Labeling Lamin B With Quantum Dots
July 28, 2014
At the Meeting of The Southeastern Microscopy in May, 2014, Professor John R. Palisano presented a poster showing his research. His findings are the first report of labeling lamin B with quantum dots.
Three recent graduates present research at the National Speleological Society Convention
July 16, 2014
Three recent graduates gave talks at the National Speleological Society Convention in Huntsville, Alabama on Wednesday, July 16. Will Coleman (Ecology and Biodiversity major, '14), Linnea Carver (Ecology and Biodiversity, '14) and Vincent Leray (Biology, '13) presented the results of their research on cave biology.