Biology News Archive

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.


Jupiter Life Science Initiative spring 2016 factsheet

Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016


Lake Okeechobee discharges could harm marine life, WPTV West Palm Beach interview with Dr. Ed Proffitt and two biology students by Gabrielle Sarann

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016


Lake O harms oysters, St. Lucie News Tribune article highlighting studies by Dr. Ed Proffitt and graduate student, Elizabeth Salewski

Published Wednesday, February 24, 2016


“Sounds like a winner: What birdsong, the human voice and politics teach us about vocal communication systems", IB Retreat Keynote Lecture presented by Drs. Rindy Anderson (Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, FAU) and Casey Klofstad (Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Miami) at FAU in Boca Raton

Published Friday, February 19, 2016


Graduate student scholarships awarded for 2015-2016 academic year

Published Tuesday, January 5, 2016


Megan Reising (FAU biology graduate student), Michael Salmon and Seth Stapleton publish in Endangered Species Research

Published Online Thursday, December 10, 2015


Integrative Biology alumnus Justin Perrault (Ph.D. '13) named 2015 College of Science Outstanding Young Owl by FAU Alumni Association

Published Tuesday, September 29, 2015


Dr. Tanja Godenschwege awarded an NIH grant to study cell adhesion molecules (CAMs)

Published Monday, September 28, 2015


Nathalia R. Gazaniga (former Biology Honors Thesis Program student), high school student as well as an undergraduate student at FAU was filmed at IMMUNOLOGY 2015™ The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) StoryBooth 2015 in New Orleans, LA 

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Department of Biological Sciences fall 2015 factsheet

Published Wednesday, August 19, 2015


Dr. Dawson-Scully: The science behind the survival skills of cells under stress                

Published Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Fruit flies 'push the limit' and lead researchers to an unexpected discovery                  

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015


Worm research sheds light on human aging and disease                  

Published Thursday, June 25, 2015


Timeout for FAU scientist has huge payoff                  

Published Monday, March 2, 2015


An alternative approach to science is illuminated by nobel laureate’s visit to FAU                  

Published Monday, March 2, 2015