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Studying a Tiny World

Biology student Pranav Rana examines bacterial changes.

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Yvonne Nyavor and Dr. Dave Pfeiffer Receive VIP Grant

Biological sciences graduate student and faculty member receive grant for use in mentoring high school students.

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COS Staff and Faculty Award Winners

Biological Sciences' faculty and staff won several awards at the 2017 College of Science Staff and Faculty Awards. The awards will be presented at the COS Awards Reception at 3:30 to 5 p.m. on March 30, 2017 at the Vandal Ballroom of the Bruce Pitman Center.

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David Tank wins UI Presidential Mid-Career Award

The Biological Sciences professor and director of the Stillinger Herbarium is the 2016/2017 recipient of the Presidential Mid-Career Award.

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Robison wins UI Teaching Award

Dr. Barrie Robison, Professor of Biological Sciences, received the University of Idaho Teaching Excellence Award for 2016/2017.

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Exploring Islands of Life at Craters of the Moon

Katie Peterson will be showing off her research into geographically isolated populations at the upcoming Student Research Expo.

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Inspiring Women in STEM

When award-winning professor Holly Wichman arrived at UI, she was the first female faculty member in her department, and one of only two in her entire building.

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2016 Student Accomplishments

Information about the accomplishments, awards and publications of our students.

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A Heart for Rural Medicine

College of Science graduate spent undergraduate career volunteering in free clinic, hopes to pursue medical degree.

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Department of Biological Sciences

Physical Address:
Life Sciences South 252

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: 208-885-6280

Fax: 208-885-7905


Web: Department of Biological Sciences