August 08, 2020

biology

  1. March 30, 2020

    COVID-19 pandemic disrupts U-M research projects far and wide

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, a wide variety of U-M research projects are feeling the effects. Here are just a few of those individual researchers who have been affected.

  2. November 11, 2019

    Senior biological illustrator discusses art and education

    John Megahan did not initially intend to pursue art as a career. And yet, when the opportunity arose, he took it. Megahan is the senior biological illustrator for U-M’s Museum of Zoology.

  3. October 23, 2019

    Biosciences Initiative awards $5.1M to enhance research cores

    Scientific equipment used across the breadth of biology at U-M is getting a boost in the form of $5.1 million from the Biosciences Initiative Coordinating Committee to enhance four research core labs.

  4. October 22, 2018

    UM-Flint associate professor inspires future environmental problem solvers

    Heather Dawson is an associate professor of biology at UM-Flint who has collaborated on field research with about two dozen undergraduate students and a dozen graduate students. Working with them has allowed her to investigate a wider range of issues, she said, while providing the students a chance to hone professional skills.

  5. November 20, 2014

    Bio-sciences building design blends research, teaching, museums

    Plans for a new state-of-the art Biological Sciences Building took another step forward Thursday as the Board of Regents approved a schematic design.

  6. April 18, 2014

    Moth study suggests hidden climate change impacts

    A 32-year study of subarctic forest moths in Finnish Lapland suggests that scientists may be underestimating the impacts of climate change on animals and plants because much of the harm is hidden from view.

  7. October 21, 2013

    Respect for nature inspires biology professor

    As a child, Emily Saarinen was fascinated by caterpillars and other small creatures. That respect for nature rooted in her childhood has grown to inspire her work today as an assistant professor of biology in the Department of Natural Sciences at UM-Dearborn.