Biology Announcements

The following is a list of the latest news from the Department of Biological Sciences. For more general stories or announcements, please visit the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science homepage, the FAU Jupiter campus webpage, and the Owl Research & Innovation Magazine.


February 1, 2023

Social Media Spotlight: Save Our Seas Grant Supports Student Research. Congratulations to Ariadna Rojas Corzo, an IBMO PhD student who works in the laboratory of Dr. Matt Ajemian, for winning a @saveourseasfoundation small grant to continue her research on whitespotted eagle ray nursery habitats! 


January 30, 2023

2022 Art of Science Contest Winners. Alexis Moyle, who works in the laboratory of Dr. Milton, received first place in the video category for her entry "Space Hatchling." IB PhD student, Jamie Knaub, who works in the laboratory of Dr. Marianne Porter, also received an honorable mention for her photo “Millipede Marvel. Dr. Jeanette Wyneken was named the Faculty in the Field winner for her entry “Turtles at Dusk.” 


January 27, 2023

Register Now for the 7th Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®). FAU graduate students from all degree programs are invited to compete in the University's Annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition, taking place in February 20-24, 2023. Over $30,000 in scholarship prizes are awarded to Preliminary Round and Championship winners!!!


January 23, 2023

FAU Online Programs Move Up in Rankings. FAU's online programs have moved up in ‘U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT’ rankings.


January 17, 2023

IBNS PhD Student Publishes Paper. Morgan Slevin, who works in the laboratory of Dr. Rindy Anderson, recently co-authored a paper along with Biological Sciences MS alum, Charlie Daria, in the scientific journal Acta Ethologica.


January 13, 2023

IBMO PhD Student Wins in 2022 Art of Science Contest. Congratulations to Clark Morgan, who works in the laboratory of Dr. Matt Ajemian, was named the "Student in the Field Winner" for this year's Art of Science Photography and Video Contest!


January 6, 2023

Student Spotlight. Medical Biology major Rachel Rubenzahl was recently featured on the College of Science's student spotlight!



Updated February 1, 2023