Welcome From The Director
Dr. Rachel Bowden
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!
Read about our programs, student and faculty accomplishments, research news, and more in our newest annual newsletter...
Biological Sciences opens searches for three new tenure-track faculty.
Seminar Schedules for 2024-2025
- School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series: SBS Seminar Schedule - Spring 2024
- BeeCon Seminar Series: BEECon Seminar Revised Schedule Spring 2024
- Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Series: Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Schedule Spring 2024
- Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series: MCB Seminar Schedule will return Fall 2024
Click here for information on our newly updated ISU Advanced Bioimaging Facility
Explore the Campus: New Fell Arboretum Map
ISU's Fell Arboretum is not just a beautiful place to visit, but also a major resource as a living tree and plant "library" for academics, enthusiasts, and the public. Download the PDF map of major tree and plant sites.
Guided Tree and Plant Walks are also available for groups spanning from school children to professional organizations.
Seminar speakers in Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences funds our faculty to travel to all Illinois colleges to give research seminars. Online seminars are available as well. These seminars also serve to inform your undergraduate and MS students about opportunities in our MS and PhD programs. For details, follow this link.