Tag: Biology

  1. New Class Dives Deep for Scientific Research
    Summer course offers students the opportunity to learn to scuba dive for research
  2. Dimensions of Sustainability: Earth Day Symposium
    Part of UMass Boston Earth Weeks 2015, Steve Franks, Anna Savage, and Mark Urban will speak on "Rapid Genetic Change in Response to Climate Pressures: What Do We Need to Know?"
  3. “Hero of the Planet” Peter Raven Delivers Stark Sustainability Message at UMass Boston
    Earth is suffering because first-world nations have failed to control their consumption, Raven told a large crowd Tuesday in the Lipke Auditorium.
  4. Saving Life, Saving Ourselves: Time Magazine’s “Hero of the Planet” Peter Raven
    The Biology Department invites you to this special university-wide lecture with one of the most prominent biologists in recent times.
  5. Biology Department Spring 2015 Seminar Series: Painting Life with DNA
    Maier Avendano, a PhD candidate at Harvard Medical School, will present on Painting Life with DNA.
  6. Biology Department Spring 2015 Seminar Series: Metalloenzyme Structure and Function
    Assistant Professor of Chemistry Daniel Dowling will present on Metalloenzyme Structure and Function: Complex Natural Product Biosynthesis.
  7. Biology Department Spring 2015 Seminar Series: A Lizard’s Eye View
    Dr. Manuel Leal of the University of Missouri will be the guest speaker at this biology seminar hosted by UMass Boston professor Liam Revell.
  8. Scientists Move to Integrated Sciences Complex, Research Begins
    New facilities in the Integrated Sciences Complex come to life as professors move into their labs
  9. Sanofi Genzyme Fellows Prepare for Research and Future Careers
    A total of 20 graduate and undergraduate Sanofi Genzyme Research Fellows are working on advanced research in life sciences in CSM.
  10. $8.3 Million Awarded to UMass Boston and University of Wisconsin for Urology Research
    Jill Macoska and colleagues at the University of Wisconsin Madison will investigate causes of urological disease.
  11. 2nd Annual Sciences Grad School Fair
    The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development invites you to meet and greet representatives from 15 summer and graduate science programs in New England.
  12. Queasy Over Oysters? UMass Boston Scientists Investigate Why Some Are Prone to Bad Bacteria
    UMass Boston professors and grad students look for new ways to track bacteria outbreaks in oysters.
  13. UMass Boston Professor Kamal Bawa Wins MIDORI Prize
    International prize recognizes Bawa's contributions to biodiversity conservation and sustainability.
  14. You Can Help Scientists Track Giant Kelp From Space!
    UMass Boston scientist leads citizen science research project to investigate the “redwoods of the ocean”
  15. Anonymous Gift of $1 Million Will Advance Biology Research Efforts
    This gift will launch the new Biology Graduate Research Endowment, which will support stipends for graduate students, travel to conferences, and graduate research projects for years to come.
  16. UMass Boston Biology Professor Honored at University of Alberta Convocation
    The University of Alberta presented Kamaljit Bawa with an honorary doctor of science degree for his life’s work promoting social justice and conservation biology.
  17. UMass Boston Biology Professor Receives NSF Career Grant to Study Evolutionary Process
    The National Science Foundation has given two UMass Boston biology professors its Early Career Development (CAREER) Award–the most prestigious grant the NSF awards to junior faculty.
  18. Undergraduates Collaborate with Peers in Scotland
    Poster session celebrates exchange program with Glasgow Caledonian University.
  19. Venture Development Center Gets Boost from Massachusetts Life Sciences
    Nearly $600,000 will go toward capital improvements to the VDC
  20. Glasgow Exchange Students Bring New Perspectives to UMass Boston
    Exchange includes 80 students in Boston and Glasgow, Scotland.
  21. NSF Award Allows UMass Boston Professor to Study Local Salt Marshes
    Jennifer Bowen will use $875,000 CAREER grant to study salt marsh restoration.
  22. Quality of Species, Not Quantity, is the Key to a Healthy Ecosystem
    New research by graduate student Marc Hensel investigates salt marsh ecosystems.
  23. UMass Boston Scientist Helps Uncover Pesticide Resistance in Tiny Crustaceans
    Helen Poynton is the co-author of a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  24. UMass Boston Student Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Scientific Research
    Biology graduate student Kenly Hiller launches a campaign on the crowdfunding website Microryza, which aims to be a Kickstarter for scientists.
  25. Center for Governance and Sustainability Team Publishes Groundbreaking Research
    Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa and Research Associate Uttam Shrestha share cutting-edge findings on Nepalese fungus.
  26. Global Challenges in Climate Change Science & Policy
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa is hosting this Biology Department symposium. Everyone is welcome to attend.
  27. EEOS Department Deadline Approaching for Spring 2013 Semester on Nantucket
    The Nantucket Environmental Studies Semester, lasting the whole Spring 2013 semester, allows EEOS and biology students to study gain real experience in Nantucket's "Living Lab."
  28. Liam Revell Receives $10,000 Grant from U.S. Fish and Wildlife
    Grant Title: Endangered Species Research for Puerto Rican Boa
  29. UMass Boston Summer Research Symposium Poster Presentation
    The UMass Boston-Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center U54 Partnership invites you to learn about research opportunities through UMass Boston and chat with current student researchers.
  30. Professor Kamal Bawa Feted at UMass Boston for Awards Success
    University community honors 38-year faculty member
  31. UMass Boston Study Finds Himalayas Warming More Rapidly Than the Rest of the Earth
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa and graduate student Uttam Babu Shrestha have coauthored a study that finds the Himalayas is warming more rapidly than the rest of the globe.
  32. UMass Boston Researcher Donates $200K in Prize Money to Research Think Tank
    Distinguished Professor of Biology Kamaljit Bawa has decided to donate his nearly $200,000 in winnings from the world’s first international sustainability award to the international think tank he founded.
  33. PhD Student Kenly Hiller Awarded EPA STAR Graduate Fellowship
    Kenly Hiller has been awarded a prestigious Environmental Protection Agency STAR Graduate Fellowship.
  34. UMass Boston Researcher Recognized on Global Stage
    Kamaljit Bawa, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston and faculty fellow at the Center for Governance and Sustainability, received two notable honors this week.
  35. Steven Bryant-Allen Shares First Prize for Best Student Poster
    Bryant-Allen shared the first prize for best student poster at the 46th Annual Regional Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.
  36. Assistant Professor of Biology Receives Funding from the MIT Sea Grant College Program
    Jennifer Bowen received funding for her research proposal "Microbial Community Composition of Permeable Reactive Barriers: Who is Really Doing the Work?"
  37. UMass Boston Professor to Receive Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigator Award
    Assistant Professor of Biology Liam Revell has been recognized by the American Society of Naturalists.
  38. UMass Boston Researcher to Receive World’s First Major Award for Sustainability Work
    The Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS) announced today that Kamal Bawa, distinguished professor of biology at the University of Massachusetts Boston, is the recipient of the Gunnerus Sustainability Award, the world’s first major international award for work on sustainability.
  39. Boston Biology Conference: Science Education Reform: Are We Pointing in the Same Direction?
    AP Biology teachers and K-12 Biology teachers are invited to join co-sponsor UMass Boston for the first day of the 3-day Boston Biology Conference.
  40. Science Center Greenhouse one of UMass Boston’s “Hidden Jewels”
    The Biology Department's greenhouse, located on the fourth floor of the Science Center, is used for everything from research to relaxation.
  41. Patterns of Biodiversity Inform History and Conservation of Chihuahuan Desert Springs
    Dr. David Berg of Miami University speaks in the Biology Seminar Series.
  42. UMass Boston Student Engy Mui Among “29 Who Shine” in 2011
    Engy Mui, a decorated U.S. Navy veteran and biology major in the Honors Program, is the “29 Who Shine” award winner from UMass Boston.
  43. Behavioral Epigenetics Takes Center Stage at UMass Boston Conference
    Nearly 300 people working in neuroscience, behavioral sciences, drug addiction, and cellular and molecular biology attended a conference at UMass Boston.
  44. Luncheon Celebrates Faculty Success in Research,  Innovation, Scholarship, and Creativity
    More than 200 faculty, researchers, staff, and students attended a lunch which celebrated faculty success in research, innovation, and creativity.
  45. A Greenhouse Blooming with Activity
    Greenhouse manager Jim Allen and his work-study students grew flowers for UMass Boston's exhibit at the 126th New England Spring Flower Show.