Biology is fundamental to our changing world. The 21st century challenge for our students, our scholars, and the greater society is to understand our place in this changing world and to create fundamental knowledge for informed policies, economies, and social structure.

Upcoming Events

Climate Change Consequences for Plants, Whose Lives Depend on the Sun.

Brenda Casper, Chair of Earth and Environmental Science, Professor of Biology, Brent Helliker, Professor of Biology

Plants are already showing the impact of human-induced climate change: they’re flowering earlier, shifting their growing range, and climbing mountains, all the while saving us from even greater climate-change impacts…

Monitoring and forecasting epidemic outbreaks in real-time using multiple data sources and machine learning techniques: Applications to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University
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The next talk at the mathematical biology seminar will be tomorrow (Tuesday, October 19) at 4pm. Our speaker is Mauricio Santillana from Harvard University, whose talk is titled "Monitoring and forecasting epidemic…

Hidden Forces: Unconscious Bias at Work

Ralph DeLucia, Associate Director
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This program considers how forms of bias are reflected in our prejudicial, stereotypical, and assumptive belief structures that can have a detrimental impact on our academic culture and our interpersonal interactions…