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  • Mike Summers spotlighted in Nature

    Science Can Be for Everyone
    A recent article in Nature asked, “Is science only for the rich?” In the United States, writer Jane J. Lee concluded, there are steep challenges for students from lower-income backgrounds who want...
    Posted: October 18, 2016 8:06 PM
  • Search: Assistant Professor in Microbial Genetics & Biochem.

    Specializing in Microbiome Research
    The Department of Biological Sciences at UMBC invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in microbial genetics and biochemistry, specializing in microbiome research that...
    Posted: October 13, 2016 1:18 PM
  • Dr. Kevin Omland featured in Catonsville Times

    Bahama Oriole Project
    Dr. Kevin Omland and the Omland Lab have been working on studying the critically endangered Bahama Oriole. The Lab's work has been widely advertised between the university, ornithological...
    Posted: October 5, 2016 4:42 PM
  • Chris Geddes awarded innovation grant

    From the Maryland Innovation Initiative
     Chris Geddes, professor of chemistry and biochemistry and director of the Institute of Fluorescence, won a phase III award in this round for Lyse-it, a company that produces a low-cost portable...
    Posted: October 3, 2016 12:48 PM
  • Brewster lab examines a "pause button" on development

    Research profiled in UMBC News
    How can zebrafish development help with organ transplant? Dr. Rachel Brewster and her lab are working on finding out that answer. Zebrafish can place their development on hold--like a sort of...
    Posted: September 20, 2016 1:26 PM
  • Course seen as part of a "small campus doing big things"

    BIOL 487 Medical Case Studies taught by Drs. Leips & Hoffman
    A story in the September 13 edition of The Retriever recognizes BIOL 487 Medical Case Studies as a "major step" toward a small campus doing big things. Developed by Drs. Jeff Leips and Kathleen...
    Posted: September 20, 2016 1:08 PM
  • Visit Biology for the 50th Anniversary

    Celebrate Science! with CNMS
    UMBC celebrates its 50th Anniversary this weekend! To honor this amazing achievement, the Department of Biological Sciences is teaming up with Mathematics/Statistics, Chemistry, Physics, and the...
    Posted: September 14, 2016 2:39 PM
  • PerkinElmer Technology Workshop

    Thursday, September 22nd
    CNMS will be hosting a PerkinElmer Technology Workshope on Thursday, September 22nd. Breakfast & lunch will be provided courtesy of PerkinElmer. See the attached flyer for more information....
    Posted: September 13, 2016 1:44 PM
  • Welcome New Biology Instructors,

    Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman and Dr. Jewel Daniel
    Please join the Department of Biological Sciences in welcoming two new members of our faculty: Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman and Dr. Jewel Daniel.  Dr. Javier Rivera Guzman will be our new...
    Posted: September 12, 2016 8:57 AM
  • UMBC 50th anniversary Celebration

    A weekend full of reconnection
    Hi all,  UMBC's 50th anniversary celebration is scheduled for September 17th. The entire university will be involved in the festivities. If you and your family is interested in attending,...
    Posted: August 19, 2016 10:08 AM