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School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University
Department of Biology

News

Miller Park Zoo seeks student volunteers article thumbnailMiller Park Zoo seeks student volunteers. Miller Park Zoo has multiple opportunities for students wanting to gain experience working with animals.  [Read the rest]
Biology education major receives Student Teaching Award article thumbnailBiology education major receives Student Teaching Award. Elizabeth Quinn is the 2014–2015 recipient of the Jennifer Grogg Student Teaching Stipend Award. Quinn is currently student-teaching honors biology and environmental science classes at Normal Community High School. [Read the rest]
ISU biology, physics labs run demos at Children’s Carnival article thumbnailISU biology, physics labs run demos at Children’s Carnival. Illinois State University biology and physics labs held demonstrations of nerve cells and pendulums in action at the Alpha Phi Omega Children's Carnival. [Read the rest]

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School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, November 13 article thumbnailSchool of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, November 13. Nayun Kim, assistant professor in the department of microbiology and molecular genetics at The University of Texas Medical School, will present “Transcription and Genome Instability” as part of the School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series. [Read the rest]
School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, November 6 article thumbnailSchool of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, November 6. Tih-Fen Ting will present “Recovery Actions for Illinois State Threatened and Endangered Species: Franklin’s Ground Squirrel and Osprey” as part of the School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series. [Read the rest]

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Research Abroad

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Welcome From The Chair

Whether you are interested in plants, animals, or microbes, our interdisciplinary and collaborative research groups in the School of Biological Sciences have something for you! From investigations involving interactions at subcellular molecular levels, to function and communication within/between organ systems and organisms, to evolutionary and ecological dynamics of populations, communities and ecosystems, see how ISU can set you on the right career path!