Welcome to the Department of Biology
Teaching CollectionsFor use in teaching we have a diversity of living and preserved organisms
These greenhouses have a wide diversity of plants with a focus on tropic and economically important plants
George S. Vasey ISU Herbarium
Collection of over 50,000 specimens of plants dating back to 1859. For more information see Dr. Armstrong's website who is the curator of this collection
John Wesley Powel and Dale Birkenholz Natural History Collections
Collections from 1867 of vertebrates including: fish, herps, birds and mamals. For more information see Dr. Capparella's website who is the curator of this collection.