The Department of Biology studies life at all levels from molecules to the biosphere to understand the evolution, structure, maintenance and dynamics of biological systems. Our teaching and research provide the integrative and conceptual foundations of the life sciences.


Location: 211 Bartram Hall
Time: Tuesdays at 3:30

Tue, Apr 29, 2014
Speaker: Rudolf Schilder
Title: From dragonflies to rats and back: How natural, non-model systems can
Host: Julian
Thu, May 29, 2014
Speaker: Jessica Oswald, PhD exit seminar
Title: TBA
Host: David Steadman
Thu, Jun 12, 2014
Speaker: James Nifong
Title: TBD
Host: Brian Silliman

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UFRF Professorship Award
Michelle Mack, Ph.D. Professor of Biology has received a UF Research Foundation Professorship Award. The term of the professorship is from 2014-2016. Congratulations Michelle! [more...]

UF Superior Accomplishment Awards
Mike Frick and Mike Gunter were recognized today as recipients of the UF Superior Accomplishment Awards. These awards recognize staff who do meritorious service and go above and beyond their standard jobs to enhance UF and enrich the lives of our students, staff and faculty. In addition, Mike Frick received the Jeffrey A Gabor Employee Recognition Award, one of the top Superior Accomplishment Awards (these top awards are given to only 16 UF employees each year). Congratulations to Mike & Mike for their outstanding contributions to Biology and UF! [more...]

UF-CLAS Teacher of the Year 2013-14
Keith Choe, Assistant Professor of Biology has been selected this year’s UF Teacher of the Year! One of the highest honors bestowed by the University upon its faculty. This annual year award is given in recognition for Keith’s strong commitment to education, mentoring, and outreach. It is a very well deserved honor. Congratulations Keith! [more...]

Online Education Excellence Award
Congratulations to Nicole Gerlach for receiving a UF Online Education Excellence Award (along with the CITT designer) for BSC 2009 course. Nicole, again congratulations! [more...]

2014 National Geographic Society Waitt grantee!
Peter Houlihan has been awarded a 2014 Waitt Grant from the National Geographic Society. This is a wonderful grant that will support $12,000 his research on the evolution and behavior of Darwin’s hawkmoth and orchids in Africa. Congratulations Peter! [more...]

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