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August 29, 2017
Our peer mentors are ready and able to assist students taking BIOL 211+L and BIOL 212+L during the Fall 2017 semester, as well as with other introductory courses such as chemistry.  The help room will be staffed Monday through Thursday from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and is located in room 110...
June 26, 2017
A new 1 credit course is available at Iowa State for students interested in research.  U ST 275X (Integrative Undergraduate Pre-Research Methods, Applications, and Communication Strategies) will teach students how to prepare for careers in research, identify mentors and research-...
April 20, 2017
This coming Fall 2017 a new seminar (BIOL 495) will be offered.  The course will be structured like a journal club and involve weekly meetings with discussions led by classmates on the topics of ecology and evolutionary biology.  See here for more information and how to sign up: ...
March 14, 2017
The Faculty Senate recently approved the addition of a new minor: Pharmacology and Toxicology.  This minor will be overseen by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology (BMS) and is especially appropriate for students considering post-graduate professional programs such as human...
February 13, 2017
The Biological Sciences Club (BSC) has launched a more accessible Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/ISU.BSC/ Students of all majors are free to follow this Facebook group and attend club meetings.  Pass on the word to anyone interested in biological sciences!
October 28, 2016
Dr. Jeanne Serb will be teaching her Sensory Biology seminar again this Spring!
October 17, 2016
Dr. Robert Wallace will be offering a new BIOL 495 seminar this coming Spring 2017.  
April 13, 2016
Topics in Cell Biology (BIOL 428) Revamped for Fall 2016 Semester The BIOL 428 course hasn't been offered in recent years, and we're excited to announce that this course will be offered Fall 2016!  Moe Gupta, one of our faculty members from the Department of Genetics, Development, and...
January 28, 2016
A new, second-half semester course is being offered for this Spring of 2016 for students interested in doing research in the biological sciences.  
October 12, 2015
Operation: Long Run by Admiral L.N. Westerdale Bright and early on the morning on September 26, 2015, the Skunk River Navy (SRN) assembled in Bessey Hall to be briefed on its latest mission, Operation: Long Run. Skunk River Navy founder and Admiral Jim Colbert affectionately named this 49th...
September 19, 2015
A Telling of Operation: Obstacle Course by Admiral E.J. Kapler How to describe the Skunk River Navy?  It is something that must be experienced.  A great deal of life is that way - things must be experienced to be truly known and understood - and the Skunk River Navy is...
August 14, 2015
Welcome to our new Biology Program website!  We are still under construction, so please excuse any dust bunnies.  Our new site operates primarily through our search bar on the front page, so if you are looking for something, try entering in a search term first.  You may also try...
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