News & Announcements

Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies, Summer Credit Course

Steve Johnson is the Course Director for an exciting field class offered through the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Environmental Studies Department.  It is ENVS 2100- Topics in Applied Environmental Studies or “Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies.”  This course is open to majors in Environmental Studies/Science, Biology, Geography or Geology at all… Continue reading »

TONIGHT: Harvard Graduate School Recruitment Fair at Williams

When: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Where: Weston Hall, Williams College Join admissions representatives from the following schools to learn about graduate programs at Harvard University. Harvard School of Public Health Harvard Kennedy School Harvard Divinity School Harvard Graduate School of Arts and… Continue reading »

Job Opening, BASIS School in AZ

BASIS Schools Inc., has been operating in Arizona for over twelve years and has established three nationally recognized charter schools in Scottsdale , Tucson and Oro Valley , Arizona.  Our organization is known for its dedication to excellence and pursuit of an atypical curriculum, stressing the importance of beginning… Continue reading »

Two Bio Students Win Award

Two of Professor Maroja’s students were awarded grants to travel to the Evolution 2011 meetings.  Zach McKenzie and Joy Jing were awarded the Undergraduate Diversity Grant to participate in the Evolution 2011 meeting!  This is a NSF funded award that provides travel funds and mentoring to 25 undergraduate students (open… Continue reading »

Research Assistant Positions at AB Biosciences

AB Biosciences Inc., is dedicated to the discovery and development of new antibody based drug candidates. We have recently completed a proof of principle validation of our platform technology and are looking to expand our operation. Attached please find detailed information about the positions, and the relevant qualifications for… Continue reading »

Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge Job Opportunity

BIOLOGICAL AIDE (1; GS-3) needed to assist in a study of wildlife response to cattle grazing at Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, southwest Montana. Duration 10 May – 20 August. Primary duties include 1) occupancy surveys for sandhill cranes and long-billed curlews, 2) small mammal trapping, 3) raptor abundance… Continue reading »

Beryl Manning-Geist: Award Winner!!!

Beryl Manning-Geist has been awarded the David S. Bruce Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Award.  These awards are given to recognize excellence in undergraduate research. They are made each year to undergraduate students who have submitted both abstracts to APS for the meeting and award application materials. Abstracts are reviewed by the… Continue reading »

Come Sledding!!!

All Biology majors (and friends) are invited to join faculty, staff and fellow students on Sheep Hill on Friday, February 18th from 2-4:30pm to go sledding. Bring your own sled or use one when you get there. Hot chocolate, cookies and cider will be available too. Continue reading »

Plant Genomics @ Michigan State University REU Program

Paid summer research and training opportunities that include the opportunity to participate in numerous plant functional and computational genomics projects at Michigan State University ( There are 17+ laboratories participating in the summer program.  Stipends as well as housing and travel allowances will be made available.  For more information about the… Continue reading »

NSF GK-12 Fellowships

East Tennessee State University ( will have four openings for MS-level graduate fellowships starting July 1 2011. These prestigious NSF GK-12 Fellowships include a stipend of $30,000 per year, full tuition, and travel funds. They are available only to US citizens and permanent residents. Graduate Fellows will work towards… Continue reading »

Summer Institute For Training In Biostatistics (SIBS)

This summer program looks like a great deal!  All expenses paid and you may be able to get course credit for this.  Anyone from first-year students through recent graduates can apply (you have to be a US citizen or permanent resident), but it is competitive because groups are small.  Looking… Continue reading »

College of Bard Research Assistant Position

Research Assistant – Biology The Biology Program is seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time Research Assistant position. The successful candidate will be joining a multidisciplinary group studying ecological factors affecting transmission of emerging tick-borne infectious diseases. Duties include high throughput screening of ticks for the presence of pathogens… Continue reading »

2011 International REU Site Program in Ghana

Virginia Tech invites students to participate in its NSF-funded International Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site Program at the University of Cape Coast, Ghana from May through July 2011. The program will run pending funding by the NSF.  The goal of this program is to expand the educational experience of… Continue reading »

New Graduate Program in Integrative Biology

On behalf of Max Planck Florida Institute and Florida Atlantic University, please allow me to introduce a new graduate program in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience (IBAN).  Attached to this email is a flyer with more details, including the program website.  Please disseminate the flyer to the appropriate departments / students… Continue reading »