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Nov
25
2019
In the past, Lake Victoria dried out swiftly and often when rainfall was limited. Climate change might bring about those conditions again within a century.
Nov
14
2019
First Annual Biology Art Competition Winners!
Winning Entry Announcement for the First Annual Biology Art Competition.
Oct
14
2019
Ladybugs, Crawdads and Snails
Baylor undergraduates are sharing their love for science and research with a new generation of students.
Oct
14
2019
Q&A: Expanding the Field
Baylor's Biology department has made providing research opportunities at all levels a priority. In this Q&A, Randy Fiedler talked with Dr. Dwayne Simmons, Dr. Thad Scott, and Dr. Jacquelyn Duke about an innovative new course designed to give undergraduates a deep dive into research.
Oct
10
2019
The John F. Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is hosting its ninth annual Baylor New Venture Competition and is now accepting applications through November 1.
Oct
10
2019
Baylor B-TRUE Summer Fellows Program Expands Innovative Research
The Baylor Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Experience (B-TRUE) Summer Fellows Program sponsors undergraduate fellows to conduct summer research in one of six areas of study — biology, physics, chemistry and biochemistry, environmental science, geosciences and psychology and neuroscience — to encourage students to solve complex problems through cross-disciplinary research.
Oct
10
2019
The Biology Department is searching for four, new faculty positions, including Professors of Cancer Biology/ Immunology, Aquatic Microbial Ecology, and Comparative Mammalian Physiology.
Oct
9
2019
Baylor’s Office of Academic Support Programs in the Paul L. Foster Success Center is dedicated to personally helping students succeed through a range of academic resources.
Oct
9
2019
Oct. 7, 2019
Baylor has announced the awarding of ten professors with the honor of becoming Baylor Fellows. The Baylor Fellow program is designed for professors to step outside the norms of the classroom and think of creative teaching strategies to engage with students.
Jul
30
2019
WACO, Texas (July 30, 2019) – As density in cities increase along with other global megatrends, researchers are working to address environment and health challenges in collaborative ways.
Jan
7
2019
Meaningful student/professor relationships and cutting-edge laboratories are key for Baylor's cancer researchers.
Apr
6
2018
April 5, 2018
Beginning April 9, Stephen J. Trumble, Ph.D., associate professor of biology in Baylor University’s College of Arts & Sciences, will brave the Antarctic winter for two months to study leopard seals. As part of the National Science Foundation-funded project, Trumble and other experienced Antarctica researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz and Colorado State University will work to gain an understanding of the foraging ecology and physiology of the leopard seal, an Antarctic apex, or top, predator.
Apr
6
2018
Brooke Morris, a Biology PhD student in Dr. Stephen Trumble's lab, was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. This is a highly competitive and prestigious fellowship program. Congratulations, Brooke!
Mar
8
2018
A pair of Baylor scientists have made headlines with their innovative technique for learning about the lives of whales by examining plugs of earwax. Now, the two researchers are set to present their work at a special event at the Smithsonian in Washington.
Aug
31
2015
Dr. Marcie Moehnke, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biology, and her Genetics Lab were featured in Baylor University's most recent video showcasing teachers who transcend learning to transform lives, and who care about every student.
Oct
3
2014
Dr. Peter Hotez, University Professor in the Dept. of Biology and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, comments on Ebola epidemics in West Africa
Aug
14
2014
The Illinois River, a tributary of the Arkansas River, runs for 145 miles through Arkansas and Oklahoma. For decades, the two states have fought over pollution in the river, with Oklahoma blaming Arkansas for polluting the river with elevated phosphorus from municipal waste water and poultry fertilizers, which leads to an increase in algae growth. …
Apr
3
2014
WACO, Texas (April 3, 2014) -- Ryan S. King, associate professor of biology in Baylor’s College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded a $600,000 grant to estimate the appropriate phosphorus level in the Illinois River and nearby rivers and streams and help settle an on-going legal dispute between Oklahoma and Arkansas that reached all the way to the Supreme Court in 1992.
Sep
8
2011
A seminar by Dr Joel N. Meyer from Duke University.
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