News & Announcements

Operation Wallacea Presentation at Williams College 11.18.10

Operation Wallacea is a non-profit organization that works through academic collaborations to run volunteer based conservation management and biodiversity monitoring research in remote areas across the world.  Through Dr. Marsha Altschuler of the Biology department, we will be giving a lecture titled Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics: Research Opportunities in the… Continue reading »

Summer School in Vienna!

Summer School Exchange Program at the Institute for Molecular Pathology and Boehringer Ingelheim for undergraduate students interested in the life sciences. The first year of the summer school has already passed, but the application deadline for 2011 will be this coming February and the school runs from the beginning of… Continue reading »

Mount Desert Island Bio Lab Fellowship Applications Now Open

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory has established programs for undergraduate education to enhance scientific training in the biological sciences. MDIBL provides the highest quality training for undergraduate students considering careers in research or medicine. MDIBL is a highly collaborative, collegial, and informal research environment, where students and scientists design… Continue reading »

Design Competition – Rice University

The Beyond Traditional Borders initiative at Rice University is launching a new undergraduate Global Health Technologies design competition on April 8 & 9, 2011 The Global Health Technology Challenge Identify a challenge in delivering health care in the developing world and design a technology to solve the problem. Continue reading »

Conduct Biological Research in Paris

Summer 2011 Undergraduate Internships at the Institut Pasteur for US citizens.  The internships are a unique chance for undergrads to work in biological labs over the course of the summer…in Paris at the world-recognized Institut Pasteur!  Click for application information.  Deadline to apply is December 17th. Continue reading »

An Interview with Professor Jonathan Snow

Jonathan Snow, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at Williams College, received his B.A. from Williams College in 1996, after which he completed his graduate studies at UCSF and his post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School on the effects of transcriptional regulation in immune system development.  He decided to come back… Continue reading »

Biology Department Lab Instructor Position Available

The College seeks a Temporary Laboratory Instructor to teach a lab for Biology 205: Animal Physiology for the spring semester; January 28, 2011 through May 13, 2011. Reporting to the department chair, the Instructor will teach one laboratory section once per week from 1pm to 4pm, and will spend ~1… Continue reading »

Cancer Research Opportunity, Summer 2011

We invite the best students to apply for our NIH/NCI-funded Pediatric Oncology Education (POE) Program. The program offers a unique opportunity for students preparing for careers in the biomedical sciences, medicine, and pharmacy to gain biomedical and oncology research experience. Continue reading »