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Dean John Kiss with his TEDxGreensboro talk!

Posted on June 7, 2019

Exciting talk from Dean John Kiss about botany and the potential for living on Mars! https://youtu.be/waRqJoehQ6I  


Biology Department Newsletter – Spring 2019

Posted on May 17, 2019

I hope that you have all had a great winter and spring season. What a welcome spring has been after an especially long and wet winter. Spring arrived quickly, and I can’t help but draw parallels with two of the building projects that Biology is involved in.


Austin Gray

NC Sea Grant article about Austin Gray’s work

Posted on May 2, 2019

This is the latest Hook, Line, and Science article from NC Sea Grant. This article features our own Austin Gray’s […]


Fox 8 news story featuring Dr. Olav Rueppell and his research group

Posted on April 16, 2019

The Fox 8 news story can be found here. Great work!


Spring 2019 Graduation is coming soon!

Posted on April 15, 2019

The Biology Department’s Spring 2019 Commencement will be on May 10, 2019, at 5 pm in the UNCG Auditorium. If […]


Alyssa Young was selected as a Greensboro Graduate Scholar through the University Graduate School

Posted on April 8, 2019

Alyssa Young was selected as a Greensboro Graduate Scholar through the University Graduate School. Her advisor is Dr. Sally Koerner.


Kristina Morales is the recipient of the UNCG Inclusiveness Fellowship Award for 2019-2020

Posted on April 8, 2019

Kristina Morales is the recipient of the UNCG Inclusiveness Fellowship Award for 2019-2020. The campus-wide selection process seeks to award […]


Austin Gray receives a Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences award at the 2019 Graduate Research Expo

Posted on April 8, 2019

A Natural, Physical, and Mathematical Sciences award went to Austin Gray at UNCG’s 7th annual Graduate Research Expo for his project […]


Alma Chanelo is awarded the Health Sciences Award at the 2019 Graduate Research Expo

Posted on April 8, 2019

Biology’s Alma Rosa Chanelo presented her research at UNCG’s 7th annual Graduate Research and Creativity Expo and was awarded the Health […]


Nima Hajhashemi awarded the CANCAS Deriuex Award (2nd place) at the 2019 Meeting of the North Carolina Academy of Science

Posted on March 25, 2019

Nima Hajhashemi, an undergraduate student in Dr. Gideon Wasserberg’s lab, was awarded the second place CANCAS Deriuex Award at the 2019 Meeting […]