Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society meeting Thursday 10/14 at 7 pm

Tri-Beta is the Biological Honors Society for undergraduates. The next meeting is this Thursday evening. The topic of the meeting is course registration and they will be holding a townhall of sorts for students to ask questions about the biology/chemistry/elective courses they are considering taking or for older students to share their experiences in the […]

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Dr. Arial Shogren selected as NEON ambassador

The inaugural NEON Ambassador Program is bringing together 20 research scientists, educators, and industry professionals to work together to help shape NEON community engagement. The Ambassador Program is designed to help guide and encourage members of the scientific community to work with NEON; to highlight opportunities for cross-disciplinary research; to empower and connect researchers & […]

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Dr. Gui Becker and colleagues awarded $12M NSF Biology Integration Institute award

Paramount to predicting the future of biodiversity is knowing when and how living systems are resilient to (i.e., can recover from) anthropogenic disturbances. The focus of this Biology Integration Institute is to understand resilience to a key global threat: emerging infectious diseases. The team will develop a new framework to measure resilience across multiple scales, […]

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Jennifer Fortunato accepted into SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop

Congratulations to Jennifer Fortunato who was accepted into the SEC Emerging Scholars Career Preparation Workshop! Jennifer is one of only 10 Ph.D. students at UA selected for the program, which will aid in preparing future faculty members. The program is designed to provide professional development and networking opportunities for current doctoral students and a limited […]

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Roadside ditches can improve stormwater quality

Corianne Tatariw, postdoctoral researcher, and Behzad Mortazavi, professor, recently published “Ditching Nutrients: Roadside Drainage Networks are Hotspots for Microbial Nitrogen Removal” in JGR: Biogeosciences. Working with Olivia Mason, an associate professor at Florida State University, they measured the nitrogen removal potential and microbial community structure of roadside ditches in forested, urban, and agricultural areas surrounding […]

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Two open instructor positions

The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama seeks to hire two instructors for 9-month non-tenure track positions. The appointments will be on a one-year contract. The successful applicants will teach non-majors Introductory Biology, non-majors Human Anatomy and Physiology and/or related lab course sections. Other teaching duties associated with the Introductory Biology or […]

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Congratulations to BSC students recognized with awards this year

GRADUATE AWARDS Joab Langston Thomas Scholarship – Bryan MacNeill, Sontosh Deb Ralph L. Chermock Prize – Weslsy Neely, Vanessa Marshall Graham Prize – Jennie Thies, John Sutton Bishop-Stackman Marine Science Endowed Scholarship – Taylor Ledford, Matteo Monti Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student in Biological Sciences Spring 2020 – M’Kayla Motley, Frank Gigliotti Outstanding Teaching […]

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