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Bruce Kirchoff

Dr. Bruce Kirchoff was quoted in the Washington Post

Posted on March 15, 2019

Our own Dr. Kirchoff was quoted  in the Washington Post! Please read more here about the science behind the children’s song “On Top…


Dean John Kiss was selected to give the Kaplan Lecture at the annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America

Posted on March 8, 2019

Dr. John Kiss was selected to give the Kaplan Lecture at the annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. This is one…


Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 3MT competition

Posted on March 8, 2019

Rada Petric, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell’s Lab, was a finalist in the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools 3 Minute…


Yener Ulus

Research grant for Yener Ulus

Posted on March 8, 2019

Yener Ulus, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Martin Tsui’s Lab, has just received a research grant from Joint Graduate Student Research Funding from…


2019 BBB Induction Ceremony

Posted on March 7, 2019

Please join us in welcoming the students who have qualified for entry into BBB (the Biological Honor Society) this spring!  Inductions will…


Ann Berry Somers

New Design on the NC Wildlife License Plate

Posted on February 27, 2019

Biology faculty lecturer Ann Somers and other Spartans were instrumental in the process for the new design for the NC Wildlife License…


UNCG Research magazine feature on the wetlands

Posted on January 14, 2019

The Spring 2019 edition of UNCG Research magazine features the wetlands and some of the research taking place there. You can read…


Biology Department Newsletter – Fall 2018

Posted on December 17, 2018

We wanted to share some of the highlights of the Fall 2018 semester with you–including our first Biology Department Homecoming event!


John Z. Kiss

Fox 8 story on the Kiss Lab

Posted on December 5, 2018

This news story aired on Fox 8 on 4 December 2018–here is the clip and the article. Please check it out; great…


John Z. Kiss

Dean John Kiss interviewed for Nature

Posted on December 3, 2018

Dean Kiss was interviewed for Nature in an article about a Chinese experiment to be launched soon. You can find the article here.