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Department News

A message from the Head

Posted on May 31, 2020

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

Taylor Crawford

Biology graduate heads to National Institutes of Health

Posted on May 11, 2020

Taylor Crawford has a lot to look forward to after she graduates this May with a BS degree in biology. […]

Sally Koerner

Congratulations to Dr. Sally Koerner

Posted on May 4, 2020

Congratulations to Sally Koerner for a four year, $499,991 grant from the USDA NIFA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative to […]

Environmental Health Sciences PhD and M.S. Graduates

Posted on May 4, 2020

We’ve had many successful defenses of dissertations and theses over the past few months. Check out the recent topics they […]

Graduate student wins fellowship

Posted on May 4, 2020

Ellis Torrance, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biology Environmental Health Sciences doctoral program, was awarded a Department of […]

Faculty win federally funded research grants

Posted on May 1, 2020

 In the past two years our highly competitive faculty have been awarded more than $5,000,000 in prestigious research funding from […]

Anne Hershey

Congratulations to Dr. Hershey and Austin Gray!

Posted on February 20, 2020

Julia Taylor Morton Distinguished Professor Emerita Dr. Anne E. Hershey has been awarded an NC  Sea Grant Mini-Grant for the […]

Congratulations to Dr. Louis-Marie Bobay

Posted on February 11, 2020

Dr. Bobay was awarded a grant from NIH (5 years of funding). He was the lead PI on the grant […]

Biology Department Newsletter – Fall 2019

Posted on December 13, 2019

I hope you have had a nice summer and fall this year. I am excited to tell you about what […]

A Q&A with Dr. Bruce Kirchoff

Posted on November 20, 2019

What happens when you combine a passion for plant identification, cognitive psychology, software development, and research? You get award-winning biology […]