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We are committed to providing excellent and comprehensive instruction at undergraduate and graduate levels in environmental health science, ecology, evolution and cell and molecular biology.

In The News

Success During the Pandemic

The UNCG Department of Biology has a plan to support your success during the pandemic.   Jump To: Courses offered […]

Posted on July 7, 2020

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

The faculty and staff of the UNCG Department of Biology recognize that systemic racism, racist behaviors, and gender biased policies […]

Posted on July 2, 2020

A message from the Head

Dear Colleagues, Like all of you, I have been watching the impact of centuries of racism and violence against BIPOC in […]

Posted on May 31, 2020

Great work by UNCG Biology!

Wetlands biodiversity article authored by many of our own!

Posted on September 14, 2020

Ellis Torrance

Ellis Torrance, PhD Student, awarded Department of Energy fellowship

Ellis, a doctoral candidate in Louis-Marie Bobay’s research group has received a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support her Environmental Health Science research.

Posted on September 2, 2020

Austin Gray

Congrats to Austin Gray!

His research is highlighted in an article on the American Geophysical Union Hydrology Section Student Subcommittee

Posted on July 14, 2020


Upcoming Events

September 30, 2020

Dr. Christine Chase

Mitochondrial functions in plant reproduction —insights from S male-sterile maize

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October 7, 2020

Dr. Brian Stucky

Using symbolic reasoning and deep learning to build ecological knowledge bases

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October 14, 2020

Dr. Deron Burkepile

Context-dependency in coral bleaching from global to coral scales

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Alumni Stories

Jenessa Gjeltema, DVM, Dipl. ACZM is currently an Assistant Professor of Zoological Medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.

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