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Check out the Triad Today interview with Dean Kiss!

Please watch this Triad Today interview with Dean John Kiss about his spaceflight experiments!  

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Department of Biology and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry selected for participation in the CUR Transformations project

The Department of Biology and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UNCG have been selected to participate in the CUR Transformations…

Dean Kiss has an upcoming SpaceX launch!

Here is a great article from the Greensboro News and Record about the work that Dean Kiss has conducted with plants and…

Microbiology lab comes alive in a series of instructional videos!

Microbiology lab comes alive in a series of instructional videos featuring our own Laura Fondario-Grubbs!  In collaboration with Hayden-McNeil, a division of…

Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Kirchoff!

Congratulations to Dr. Bruce Kirchoff on his cover article in the International Journal of Plant Sciences! Dr. Kirchoff would like to thank…

Alumni Stories

Alex Evans

  I graduated from UNC-Greensboro in 2006 and from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010 with a Doctor of Pharmacy Degree. Afterwards, I fulfilled…

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Phone: 336.334.5391
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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!


New Employment Opportunities – Currently looking for Assistant Professors and Post-Doctoral Fellows.

Advising – For advising questions please contact your advisor. If you do not have an advisor please call our office at 336-334-5391 or email us at

For add/drop and override requests please contact the instructor of each course.

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.