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Sakaluk Lab research
Tree frog embryos
Marbled crayfish
graduate students in lab
Confocal microscope
72 hour old chicken embryo
Student analyzing cricket data

Seminar Schedules

Dr. Craig Gatto

Welcome From The Director

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 Microscopy

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. Don't miss the Fell Arboretum Plant Sale on the first Saturday of each May.

Don't miss the Fell Arboretum Plant Sale on the first Saturday of each May.

Free seminar speakers in Biological Sciences

Opportunities for students interested in graduate school in biology

The School of Biological Sciences, Illinois State University, will pay the way of our faculty to travel to nearby institution to give research seminars. Through these seminars we will make your students aware of opportunities for MS and PhD degrees in our graduate program. For details, follow this link.

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Showcase of Our Student, PostDoc and Faculty Presentations

Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Series

Chance Bainbridge will give a presentation on his research on Friday Jan. 31st at noon in Julian Hall 216.

Integrative Biology Seminar

grasses and prairies

Jesse Smith will give a presentation on his research and a restoration of an outdoor area on Jan 28th (Tuesday) at noon in 121 SLB. His titles - "Dalea purpurea in tallgrass and hill prairies are there differences?" and "The forgotten outdoor learning laboratory: recreating a crucial resource in the School of Biological Sciences"

Cellular and Molecular Biology Seminar Series

Jan. 29th at noon in SLB 121 Ashley Salzman will speak on " How do we explain hallucinations? ".

SBS Graduate students and faculty

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