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BBB Induction Ceremony

Posted on March 8, 2018

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


Dr. Wasserberg’s lab promotes peaceful Israeli-Palestinian cooperation by combating Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in the West Bank of the Palestinian Authority

Posted on February 28, 2018

As part of the USAID-funded Middle East Regional Cooperation (MERC) grant, Gideon Wasserberg plays a central role as a consultant and mentor…


Triad Tech Savvy Find Your STEM event

Posted on February 12, 2018

On Saturday, 10 February 2018, the Triad Tech Savvy Find Your STEM event was held at the Joint School of Nanotechnology and Nanoengineering….


Fantastic four present UNCG honey bee research at the American Bee Research Conference

Posted on January 22, 2018

At the 2018 American Bee Research Conference in Reno (NV),our post-docs Dr. Esmaeil Amiri and Dr. Kaira Wagoner, as well as graduate students…


Dr. Han Li is featured in a PBS documentary

Posted on January 16, 2018

One of our post-docs, Dr. Han Li, has been featured in a PBS documentary about saving the bats that was produced by…


Congratulations to Dr. Olav Rueppell!

Posted on December 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Olav Rueppell for his award from the DOD DA Army Research Office for his project “Studies of the Plasticity…


Congratulations to Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell!

Posted on December 20, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Matina Kalcounis-Rueppell for her award from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for her project “Acoustic Monitoring of Bats…


Happy holidays from the Biology Department!

Posted on December 15, 2017

Happy holidays from the Biology Department!


Some holiday reading…

Posted on December 13, 2017

A highlight of UNCG books that includes one from our own Ann Somers: https://newsandfeatures.uncg.edu/guide-to-winter-holiday-reading/ An article in the Chronicle for Higher Education from…


Sally Koerner

Dr. Sally Koerner was awarded a grant from the USDA

Posted on December 13, 2017

From the USDA, Sally was awarded a grant entitled: “Global patterns of grazer effects on plant biodiversity: the role of functional traits…