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Reactions: Ebola world response too slow article thumbnailReactions: Ebola world response too slow. Assistant Professor of Biology Ben Sadd says what combats contact-driven diseases like Ebola is good health care and a quick response, neither of which initially happened in West Africa. [Read the rest]
Integrative Plant Biology and Bioenergy Symposium, November 8 article thumbnailIntegrative Plant Biology and Bioenergy Symposium, November 8. Students and faculty in the Integrative Plant Biology and Bioenergy (IPBB) group will be holding a symposium Saturday, November 8, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in 105 Felmley Hall. [Read the rest]
Stein lands $510,000 grant from National Science Foundation to study neurons article thumbnailStein lands $510,000 grant from National Science Foundation to study neurons. The National Science Foundation has awarded Assistant Professor of Cellular Neurophysiology Wolfgang Stein of Illinois State University a $510,000 grant to study neurons in the brain. [Read the rest]

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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]
School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, October 30 article thumbnailSchool of Biological Sciences Seminar Series, October 30. Viktor Kirik, assistant professor of the School of Biological Science, will present “Regulation of cell growth and division by the microtubule cytoskeleton” 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!