Past Announcements




Dr. Richard Mooney is a George Barth Geller Professor of Neurobiology at Duke University School of Medicine. He will present a talk "From Song to Synapse: The Neurobiology of Vocal...

The year-long Junior Fellows Program supports the research of outstanding seniors majoring in the life sciences. Each Fellow receives a cash award and participates in a seminar course that involves discussion of their research projects, as well as topics in modern cell and molecular biology, neuroscience, biomedicine, and research ethics. At the close of each semester, the Fellows present a...

Tobias Baskin recently led a two-day intensive workshop on
scientific writing at Wuhan University, Wuhan China on June 4 - 5, 2014;
(http://www.jipb.net/ScientificWritingwuhan.asp). The workshop was
sponsored by the Journal of Integrative Plant Biology and the...

About the Junior Fellowship Program:

The year-long Junior Fellowship Program provides an invaluable opportunity for seniors majoring in the life sciences to enhance their research experience through mentoring and professional development activities. Each Junior Fellow particpates in a seminar course that involves discussion of their research projects, as well as topics in modern cell...

The 9th annual Kaulenas Lecture will be presented by Professor David Page from MIT. The lecture will be held on Monday, April 7th, at 4PM, Morrill 2 Science Center, Room 222.

The title of his lecture is "Searching for Weismann's Germ Plasm in Mammals".
Professor Page is Director of the Whitehead Institute (MIT), Professor of Biology, MIT and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes...




Dr. Peter Grant and Dr. Rosemary Grant are Professors in the Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University. They will present a talk "40 Years of...


Please upload your abstract here. Please be aware abstracts are due April 6, 2014.

Join Prof. Elsbeth Walker, Prof. Al Richmond, and your peers on Thursday, March 27th at 6:15pm in MOR3 203

Amazon Aquatic Ecology
BIOL 596Z (4 credits)
Tentative Dates: May 17-29, 2014

Click here to learn more about the class.

Given by the Natural History Collections at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, this scholarship offers $300-$4000 in aid to a graduate or undergraduate student conducting collections-based research under the mentorship of a UMass faculty member or a faculty member associated with the Interdisciplinary Life Science graduate program. The deadline to apply is March 1st, 2014.

For...

The Biology Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program is now open! Applications accepted January 21 - January 26, 2014.

BURA provides a central web-based location to find undergraduate research positions posted by UMass faculty, postdocs, and graduate students at the start of each semester. Since its founding in the fall of 2010, BURA has matched nearly 200 undergraduates with...