- Please note that due to the pandemic, some seminars are postponed and others will be held online only.
- School of Biological Sciences Seminar Series: check back for Fall 2020 schedule
- Integrative Biology Seminar Series: check back for Fall 2020 schedule
- Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Series - Check back for Fall 2020 schedule
- Molecular and Cellular Biology Seminar Series - Check back for Fall 2020 schedule
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...
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.
Free seminar speakers in Biological Sciences
Opportunities for students interested in graduate school in biology
The School of Biological Sciences funds our faculty to travel to Illinois institutions to give research seminars. Online seminars are available as well. These seminars also serve to inform your students about opportunities in our MS and PhD programs. For details, follow this link.
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Showcase of Our Student, PostDoc and Faculty Presentations
Neuroscience and Physiology Seminar Series
This series has concluded for the spring. Join us in the fall for a new series.
Integrative Biology Seminar
May 5th at noon via Zoom, Anna Scheidel will give a presentation on her research "Leaf litter of hemiparasites" Integrative Biology Seminar 2020 05 05 Announcement.pdf
Cellular and Molecular Biology Seminar Series
May 6th at noon via Zoom Julia Martin will present - "Understanding the role of GARS in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease". CMB Seminar Flier 5-6-2020 for the website.pdf
SBS Graduate students and faculty
2019 Group Photo