Department of Biological Sciences


The University of Southern Maine and Cornerstones of Science announce the first in a series of Science Cafés to be held at Portland Public Library on the last Thursday of each month from 5:30-6:30 p.m. throughout the fall.
Jennifer McKay
Jennifer McKay, 2010 alumna of the Biology graduate program, has her work published in Ecotoxicology.
During the first week of August, Dr. Ah-Kau Ng of the AMS Dept and Drs. Dave Champlin and Lisa Moore of the Biology Dept attended a workshop called Genomic Approaches in BioSciences to learn more about teaching genomics to undergraduates.
Lisa Moore
USM Professor Lisa Moore has been doing some amazing research on evolution and the "Tree of Life."
biology students
Two undergraduate Biology students recently presented their work at the Northeast Undergraduate Research and Discovery Symposium.
Camilla Fecteau
Camilla Fecteau (MS '08), a biology instructor at St. Joseph's College, will talk about common loons and impacts of human activity on loon biology.
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Cathy Wise, a junior in the Biology program, received a fellowship through the EPA's Greater Research Opportunity Program.
Skye Long (BS '08) was part of a U. Mass. research team whose work was featured in ScienceNOW.
Graduate student research featured on
Lisa Aschemeier
Lisa Aschemeier, 2009 alumna of the Biology graduate program, has her thesis research published in the Journal of Mammalogy.


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