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BIOS Graduate Student Recognition Day held on April 19, 2017

BioS graduate students received awards for excellence in teaching and research achievement at the annual Biology Graduate Student Recognition Day held on April 19, 2017.  A comprehensive booklet of achievements including fellowships, publications,…

Congratulations to the 2017 Hadley Award Winners

This year eight graduate students received a Hadley Award in various amounts.  Each spring, Biological Sciences holds a competition for Elmer Hadley Graduate Research Awards in support of graduate student research in the fields…

NSF's blog highlights meeting organized by David Stone

The National Science Foundation Molecular and Cellular Biosciences blog highlighted the meeting that David Stone, Professor of Biological Sciences, is holding here at UIC on July 13, 2017 entitled “Finding Your Inner Modeler.”  Here…

Chris Whelan interviewed about birds and climate change

Chris Whelan, an avian ecologist with the University of Illinois at Chicago and research associate with the Field Museum, talked about how climate change is affecting birds in an interview with Josh Chamot…

Rima Rebiai receives award from Biophysical Society

Rima Rebiai, first year BIOS graduate student, earned the prestigious Student Research Achievement Award at the national meeting of the Biophysical Society in New Orleans February 11-15, 2017. She was the only student…

Joel Brown quoted in article about Chicago's black squirrels

Joel Brown, Professor of Biological Sciences, was quoted in the DNAinfo article, “Black Squirrels Exist In Chicago; Here’s Where To Spot Them”. Steve Sullivan, Ecology and Evolution graduate student and co-director of Project…