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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

Dean Kiss in a UN sponsored panel

Dean John Kiss was on a panel for a group called Space4Women—and it was live from Berlin this Saturday.  It […]

Posted on October 26, 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


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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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