Dr. Becker Assists in Global Study of Amphibians

New work published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution by an  international team of researchers including Dr. Gui Becker shows how ambibian skin microbiomes – the bacteria and other microrganisms living on frogs and their relatives – are distributed globally. The team examined climate and geographic data to understand their effects on the microbiome […]

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New Biological Sciences M.A. program announced

Starting in August 2019, Biological Sciences will offer a new Master of Arts (M.A.) program. This is a coursework-only degree designed for individuals who wish to enhance their knowledge of foundational concepts in Biological Sciences and gain practical hands-on training in laboratory techniques, data analysis and presentation as well as scientific pedagogical practices. This degree […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Nelson, recipient of the 2019 SFS Hynes Award

Dr. Daniel Nelson, a former Ph.D. student in Dr. Benstead’s lab who graduated from UA in 2016, has been awarded the prestigious Society of Freshwater Studies Hynes Award for New Investigators for his work on the effects of climate change on freshwater ecosystems. Read about Dr. Nelson’s work and the award here. […]

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New Caldwell Lab publication on cover of Human Molecular Genetics

Congratulations to Ed Griffin and Xiaohui Yan of the Caldwell Lab for their article being selected as the cover of Human Molecular Genetics! “Distinct functional roles of Vps41-mediated neuroprotection in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease models of neurodegeneration” carries the official publication date of December 15th – happy graduation day indeed! https://academic.oup.com/hmg/article/27/24/4176/5079033 […]

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Homecoming Outreach Event

Each year, the College of Arts and Sciences has a tent on the quad during the pre-homecoming football game festivities. As always, Biological Sciences was there this year to share our research with students and the public. We couldn’t do it without our amazing graduate students and their enthusiasm for science!      […]

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