Welcome to the Department of Biology

Department of Biology at Illinois State University

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You can help the School of Biological Sciences fulfill its mission of educating future generations of students about the importance of and gratification in studying biology, while remaining committed to the highest standards of academic excellence.


School of Biological Sciences

Provides support for any official business of the School

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Biology Botanical Gardens

Supports the School's botanical teaching and research collections

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Biology Education

Supports the biology teacher-education program

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Alumni Seminar Series in Genetics

This endowment was established in 1998 by a group of former students of Herman E. Brockman in honor of his retirement. The fund is used to support the alumni seminar series in genetics in the School of Biological Sciences. If additional dollars are available the fund may be used to finance awards to graduate and exceptional undergraduate student(s) in biology for their attendance at national or international scientific meetings in the field of genetics. Assets of this endowment are invested in the Illinois State University Endowment Investment Pool.

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Roger C. and Rebecca Anderson Natural History Endowment

The funds support a speaker to present to the public and university communities in the field of restoration and management of natural ecosystems

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R. Omar and Evelyn Rilett Family Life Sciences Lecture Series

Brings outstanding life scientists to deliver lectures for the academic and local communites.

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