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Seminars

Seminars on various topics of biology are presented by invited speakers each week on Friday at 3:35 PM in Ross Hall room 1010.

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Biology Students in the News

Recent biology student research awards

Undergraduate students

  • 2015 -- NHS College Research Awards: Logan Bauerle
  • 2014 -- NHS College Research Awards: Desiree Arreola, Madeline Kunes
  • 2013 -- Elyse Blazosky, Lindsay Cameron, Brittany Hartman, Michael Kelly, Ellie Wenger

Graduate students

  • 2015 -- Outstanding Thesis/Dissertation Awards: Ryan Fuller, Anthony Saviola
  • 2015 -- NHS College Research Awards: Jonna Jackson, Ann-Elizabeth Nash, Michelle Plewes
  • 2014 -- Audubon Society of Greater Denver's Lois Webster Fund: Laura Heiker
  • 2014 -- NHS College Research Awards: Ryan Fuller, Cassandra Modahl
  • 2013 -- Explorers Club grant: Laura Heiker
  • 2013 -- NHS College Research Awards: Lowrey Brown, Jonna Leyrer, Ann-Elizabeth Nash, Vera Pikalova

Recent biology student travel and presentation awards

Undergraduate students

  • 2015 -- Maddie Metten, Travel Award from the American Association of Immunologists, to present her poster entitled: "Aryl hydrocarbon receptor activation enhances total but not antigen-specific IgA secretion in Leishmania major-infected mice"
  • 2015 -- Breanna Cullar and Rana Kennedy, First Place (Tie) Oral Presentations -- College of Natural and Health Sciences
  • 2015 -- Madeline Metten, Second Place Poster Presentation -- School of Biological Sciences
  • 2014 -- Amy Dunn, First Place poster, University of Northern Colorado Research Celebration
  • 2014 -- Carissa King, Second Place poster, University of Northern Colorado Research Celebration

Graduate students

  • 2015 -- Abhi Maurya, Early Career Travel Award to Phytobiomes 2015 meeting, to present his poster entitled: “Belowground Plant Associations with Mycorrhizal Fungi and Their Influence on Phloem-Feeding Insects”
  • 2015 -- Jonna Leyrer-Jackson, First Place Poster, Rocky Mountain Regional Neuroscience Meeting
  • 2014 -- Vera Pikalova, Second Place Talk and Research Excellence Award, University of Northern Colorado Research Celebration

Recent undergraduate academic scholarship awardees

In alphabetical order: Karen Allnutt, Stephanie Dormand, Kelsie Goc, Kelsey Gonzales, Kelli Johnson, Carissa King, Jennifer Mercadante, Ian Roberts, Riane Teagarden, Megan Wilkinson

From the Class of 2014
From the Class of 2014

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The School of Biological Sciences in the News

Faculty transitions

Faculty awards

Staff awards

  • Cindy Budde wins Support Staff of the Year award from the College of Natural and Health Sciences

Community activities

  • Bioblitz! Biology faculty participate in the Rocky Mountain National Park Bioblitz.

Biology people in the news

Recent funding