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The Scientist recently featured the space research done by Dean Kiss

The Scientist recently featured the research conducted by Dean Kiss as a part of their story on basic research in space. The article…

The Biology Department welcomes new faculty members

Louis-Marie Bobay Dr. Bobay’s lab focuses on the evolution of microbial genomes and populations. They apply and develop computational approaches to elucidate…

Austin Gray was selected as a graduate fellow by the NC Sea Grant

One of our PhD students, Mr. Austin Gray, was selected as a fellow by the NC Sea Grant. He was also awarded…

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UNCG Biology in the news: Institutional Partners Announced for CUR Transformations Project

The Council on Undergraduate Research’s Transformations Project announced their institutional partners on 26 June 2017, and UNCG Biology was one of the…

RISE Network event from 12 July 2017!

Faulkner Elementary School 4th Grade Summer Campers visit UNCG for a campus tour and fun day learning science, courtesy of UNCG Biology and…

Alumni Stories

Grace Anderson

Grace graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 2013 (summa cum laude, 4.0) with a B.S. in Biology, Biotechnology concentration,…

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Phone: 336.334.5391
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Welcome to a new academic year!

The Biology Department would like to welcome all of you to a new academic year!

Please read the welcome message from our department head!


Spring 2017 Biology Departmental Graduation Ceremony and Reception

May 11, 2017, at 10:30 am, at the Carolina Theatre, 310 S Greene St, Greensboro, NC 27401. Parking will be in adjacent decks and lots for a fee. Reception follows immediately after ceremony.

Science Everywhere 2017

Come celebrate science with UNCG’s Science Everywhere program! Interested? Please see and UNCG Science Everywhere 2017!

UNCG Wetlands

Excavators broke ground in the Peabody Park recreation area and in the adjacent Peabody Park woodland area last week, initiating the first phase of construction of two wetlands on UNCG’s campus. Keep up with the project on the Wetlands Website!

Peabody Park Ivy Pull

The UNCG Peabody Park Preservation Committee and Office of Sustainability sponsor the Peabody Park Ivy Pulls to remove trash and continue restoring the woods, while enjoying a couple of hours outdoors. Read More!

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New Employment Opportunities

Currently looking for Assistant Professors and Post-Doctoral Fellows. View all available positions.


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Graduate Program

Interested in our graduate program? Please contact our Director of Graduate Studies, Dr. Paul Steimle at  Here is a list of the UNCG Graduate School 2017 Open House dates.

Pre-Professional Program

Interested in a pre-professional program? Contact Professor Robin Maxwell, Director of our Pre-med Post-Baccalaureate program, at

New Core Requirements for Biology Majors

Please click here for the list of new requirements for Biology majors. This list applies to ALL current Biology majors.

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