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UNCG undergraduate research shows how early life stress affects honey bee health

Posted on February 16, 2017

This study combined behavioral observations, mortality analyses, and molecular assays to understand how early life stress affects honey bees later in life….


Austin Gray won First Place at the 37th SETAC North America Meeting in Orlando

Posted on February 9, 2017

The work that Austin presented which was part of his masters was titled The Uptake and Retention of Microplastic Particles by Adult…


Congratulations to Carlos Vega-Melendez!

Posted on February 9, 2017

Congratulations to Carlos on being awarded a prestigious fellowship to support his doctoral research over the next two years.  Carlos is a…


Spiro visits Dr. Tomkiel Dean’s lab

Posted on February 8, 2017

A special lab member, Spiro, visited the lab on Friday, 1 Feb 2017!


Dean Kiss kicks off the Spring Semester seminars

Posted on January 23, 2017

The Biology Seminars are held Wednesdays from 4-5 PM in Room 201, Sullivan Science Building. Dean Kiss presented his research on Novel light sensory…


Congratulations Stan Faeth, Lynn Sametz, Ayesha Boyce, Lee Phillips, and Jeff Patton on their recent NSF award!

Posted on January 23, 2017

The summary of the award is below and their efforts will help us all in our mission to prepare our students for…


Recent Department Awards

Posted on January 5, 2017

Congratulate our recent PhD graduate, Dr. Kaira Wagoner, on a national award recognizing her doctoral work.  She has been awarded the 2016 La…


Alumni Networking Talk and Luncheon

Posted on January 5, 2017

On November 11th, the Biology department supported an Alumni Networking talk and luncheon. Seven of our esteemed alumni came back for a…


Dr. Kalcounis-Rueppell talks at the Greensboro Arboretum

Posted on January 5, 2017

Approximately 20 people from the Sunset Hills Garden Club attended Dr. Kalcounis-Rueppell’s talk about biodiversity in bats and mice at the Greensboro…