The School of Biological Sciences is comprised of four sections into which faculty are organized based on their primary research interest, Integrative Biology, Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, and Neurobiology. The School is the most popular major at the University. There are over 3, 200 declared biology majors. Students have a variety of degree choices, including a BA in Biology, a BS in Clinical Laboratory Science, Public Health and Environmental Science and a BS in Biology with nine options of specialization. The School offers three graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. degree in Ecology Evolution and Biology, Microbiology and Plant Biology. The faculty of the School of Biological Sciences also participate in affiliated graduate programs such as Cellular & Molecular Biology and Neurosciences.
|05/14/13 Ten teaching assistants in the School of Biological Sciences were given awards for their outstanding service...
|05/07/13 Dr. Greg Clark (SBS) awarded the 2013 College of Natural Sciences Outreach Excellence Award for his work with the Freshman Research Initiative...
|05/07/13 Dr. Ila Fiete (NB), Dr. Christine Hawkes (IB), Dr. Sara Sawyer (MGM), Dr. Richard Taylor (SBS),and Dr. Steven Vokes (MCDB) were awarded CNS Teaching Excellence Awards for 2013...
|04/15/13 Bonnie Cole, a Dean's Scholars Honors biology major, was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship for her research work with Dr. Alan Lloyd (MCDB)...
|04/26/13 Dr. Adron Harris (NB) and his former postdoc, Dr. Rebecca Howard, are first to identify how alcohol might affect key brain proteins....|
|04/23/13 Every week Dr. Russell Poldrack (NB) collects data on himself as part of his year-long project to study a single human brain in detail...|
|04/22/13 Dr. Steve Bellan (IB) and colleagues show that scavengers may have no effect on the spread of anthrax spores...|
|04/12/13 Dr. Ed Theriot (IB) and Matt Ashworth (Plant Bio) are using the TACC supercomputers to answer a number of basic questions about diatom evolution...|