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Hiring in Cellular Physiology

ISU is recruiting a tenure-track Cellular Physiologist; see the ISU Jobs board for details[Continue]

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Plant Sciences

Undergraduate Sequence in Plant Biology[Continue]

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Plant Studies at ISU

Sedbrook lab uses molecular genetics to study Arabidopsis biology.[Continue]

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Pennycress open seed pod

Seed pod and seeds from pennycress, a plant being developed by the Sedbrook lab into a new oilseed-producing winter cover crop to be grown throughout the U.S. Midwest Corn Belt.[Continue]

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Student Organizations

Biological Sciences Student Association holds an annual Research Symposium.[Continue]

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Flow Cytometry Core Facility

A recent grant from NSF brings a fluorescence-activated cell sorter to ISU.[Continue]

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ISU's Rainforest Ecology course

Dr. Ben Sadd photographs developing tree frog embryos on a nighttime hike in Costa Rica with the Rain Forest Ecology course.[Continue]

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ISU's Rainforest Ecology course

2017 Rainforest Ecology class at La Selva, Costa Rica[Continue]

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Microscopy at ISU

ISU's confocal microscope facility captures the distribution of tagged proteins in Drosophila cells.[Continue]

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ISU Core Facilities

Tissue-specific enhancer activity in the developing Drosophila wing, visualized using ISU's confocal microscope.[Continue]

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A collaborative environment for research

The School's research interests span the biological sciences[Continue]

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…

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.

Search for a Cellular Physiologist

Biological Sciences is pleased to announce a search for a Cellular Physiologist. Review of applications for this Tenure Track position will begin on October 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Intended start date is August 16, 2019. See here for the full-length ad. If you have questions about the position, please contact Dr. Wolfgang Stein.


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School of Biological Sciences Weekly Seminar Series

Please join us for the Biological Sciences Seminar Series, Spring 2019. The Series will feature talks by the Candidates for our Cellular Physiology Tenure Track Position, and all are invited to attend.

The Candidate talks are currently scheduled for:

  • 1/15/19, 4:00pm, Moulton 210
  • 1/17/19, 4:00pm, Moulton 210
  • 1/24/19, 4:00pm, Moulton 210
  • 2/7/19, 4:00pm, Moulton 210

Integrative Biology Seminar

Join us in August when this series restarts.

Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series

Join us in January when this series restarts.

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