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2015 Student Accomplishments

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

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2015 Faculty Accomplishments

Information about the accomplishments of our faculty.

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2015 University and Science Awards

Department of Biological Sciences faculty receive awards from the University of Idaho and the College of Science.

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Discover Idaho’s Wildflowers with New App

University of Idaho’s Stillinger Herbarium joins Northwest partners to make plant information available to the public.

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Confronting Ebola with Computers

New working group uses advanced modeling techniques to understand evolution, spread of deadly virus.

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2014 Faculty Accomplishments

Information about the accomplishments of our faculty.

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2014 Student Accomplishments

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

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Research Reveals Rapid Evolution

UI professor uses DNA-sequencing tools to understand how Florida anoles adapted quickly to invading species.

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Examining Evolutionary Paths

Biology professor predicts bacterial evolution to protect, help humans

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Discovering Geckos’ Sticky Secrets

Biology and engineering researcher investigates the tiny structures that give geckos their incredible climbing power – helping humans answer evolutionary questions and create high–tech materials.

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2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session Winners

The Department of Biological Sciences’ 2014 Undergraduate Research Poster Session was held on Wednesday, May 7. This event provided the opportunity for undergraduate students to showcase their research.

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Excellence Award | Eva Top 2014

Eva Top wins Excellence in Research or Creative Activity Award for her work at UI!

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Discovering a Frosty Tale of Plant Evolution

Biology professor David Tank joins international team to create massive time-scaled evolutionary tree for land plants, explore history of adaptations for cold climates

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2016 Alumni Award for Excellence - Student Accomplishments

Biological Sciences had three students that earned this prestigious award: Laura Jenkins, inspired by Dr. James Nagler; Yvonne Nyavor, inspired by Dr. Onesmo Balemba; and Sierra Turner, inspired by Dr. Nicole Grieshaber.

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Study Identifies Steelhead Kelt ‘Consecutive’ Or ‘Skip’ Spawners; Aids Management, Could Raise Returns

A study done in the Pierce and Nagler labs, in collaboration with the Yakama Nation

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Journal Club: Can transmissible vaccines have a major role in eradicating disease?

A mathematical model of vaccine transmission through a population.

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How Evolution Can Make Video Game Minions Into Big Bads

Natural selection is about to make the leap into digital worlds.

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Yeast Gene Rapidly Evolves to Attack Viruses

Research in Dr. Paul Rowley's lab has promising results.

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Tool Developed for Identifying New Species

Tool useful for scientists who study evolution and ecology.

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Evolution in Your Computer

UI video game studio brings students of many disciplines together.

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The Devil and the DNA Details

UI researcher’s expertise helps uncover hope for the cancer-plagued Tasmanian devil.

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An Ambassador for Research

Student virology researcher shares interdisciplinary work in D.C.

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Evolution Through Gaming

Polymorphic Gaming Studio creates video game to aid in teaching genetics.

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Evolving an Explanation

How a struggling lab experiment, a bacterium that pees, and a curious UI professor are helping answer a mystery of biology.

Read about Chris Marx's mystery >

Meet Deidrie Briggs

Deidrie is the recipient of the Dean's Award which is awarded to the outstanding senior in each department.

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Meet Brandon Cornwell

Brandon is the recipient of the Dean's Award which is awarded to the outstanding senior in each department.

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Meet Justin Anast

Justin is the recipient of the Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award. It is awarded to a graduating senior who has performed outstanding original research in science or mathematics.

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You're Not Just an Undergrad

Research opportunities give students a chance to apply knowledge.

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Understanding Environment and Anatomy

UI biology professor earns national award for research.

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An Eye on Her Future

Lab work and activities help biology graduate Deidrie Briggs prepare for a career in optometry.

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2016 Faculty Accomplishments

Information about the accomplishments of our faculty.

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UI Excellence Awards

Congratulations to this year's award winners in Biological Sciences.

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TEDx Cultivates Opportunity for UI Students

Yvonne Nyavor, a neuroscience doctoral student from Ghana, Africa, is behind the student-led group bringing the renowned brand to University of Idaho.

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Contact

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

Email: biosci@uidaho.edu

Web: Department of Biological Sciences