Associate Professor Alexey Veraksa was awarded a 5-year R01 grant from NIH totaling $1.6M for his lab's work to investigate ERK and Minibrain signaling! To learn more, click here.
On May 26th, 2016 the Biology Department hosted the 2016 Graduate Convocation. To view photos from this event, click here.
PhD student Kristin Winchell had her article entitled, "Phenotypic Shifts in Urban Areas in the Tropical Lizard Anolis Cristatellus" published in Evolution International Journal of Organic Evolution. To learn more, click here. She was acknowledged in New Scientist for her research in Puerto Rico on the adaptability of city-dwelling lizards. To read the article, click here. She was also mentioned in the New York Times. To read the article, click here.
Sign up for the Biology Department's summer courses on Nantucket: field research intro course BIO 100: Coastal Ecology and adaptation research course BIO 306: Marine and Coastal Ecological Research. Read More
The McCusker Lab found salamander regeneration in the aquatic salamander, otherwise known as the Mexican Axolotl, cells from a different tissue, the connective tissue, is responsible for not only drawing the blue-print of the skeleton but also function as the “building blocks” too! Read More