Undergraduates: the Help Desk is here to help students in BSC major core courses!

The Department of Biological Sciences assigns graduate teaching assistants to the freshman-level core majors courses to run the BSC Help Desk. The purpose of the Help Desk is to provide students with assistance on lecture material in addition to instructor office hours and the services available at the Capstone Center for Student Success. We strongly […]

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Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunities in Biological Sciences

Arts & Sciences Dean’s Postdoc Pool Job Summary: Postdoctoral Research Associate positions available to persons with degrees and research interests in the biological sciences, with the goal of transitioning successful candidates into tenure-track positions at the University of Alabama’s College of Arts & Sciences. Additional Department Summary: The College of Arts & Sciences at the […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Lopez-Bautista on his MFA Thesis Exhibition

In addition to being a world expert on marine algae, Dr. Juan Lopez-Bautista is a talented artist who presented his Master of Fine Arts exhibition entitled Border Stories. Dr. Lopez-Bautista’s art includes mixed media works collaged with images related to people migrating to the US-Mexican border. The artworks, painted with acrylic washes, inks, dry pigments, […]

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Dr. Laura Reed selected as 2021 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Reed for being awarded the 2021 Blackmon-Moody Outstanding Professor Award! This award recognizes a singular, exceptional or timely work of research, product, program or published material that is innovative, creative, useful or captures the imagination. Dr. Reed was chosen for this award based on her leadership of the Genomics Education Partnership, […]

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Drs. Hoadley and Kocot awarded Alabama Center of Excellence grants

Dr. Hoadley has been awarded two Alabama Center of Excellence grants to study climate change impacts on benthic filter feeders and phytoplankton communities in the northern Gulf of Mexico. He will lead the first grant entitled  “Understanding the Interactive Effects of Predation and Ocean Acidification on Economically Important Oyster Variants in the Northern Gulf of […]

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Open faculty positions in Neuroscience, Vertebrate Functional Morphology, Freshwater Biology, and more

Neuroscience Cluster Hire The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, invites applications for three (3) tenure-track, 9-month, Assistant Professor positions in Neurobiology. Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. and have post-doctoral research experience. We are particularly interested in researchers addressing questions related to 1) Neurophysiology; 2) Neuroimmunology; and 3) Neurogenetics. The […]

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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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