Biology

Innovative Vision

Innovative Vision

Peter Tolias, Ph.D., the New Dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, vows to grow opportunities for student success in research in STEM fields in a post-COVID-19 world.

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

A Song Only a Fish Could Love

Biology Professor Paul Forlano’s research on how dopamine affects the hearing of the female plainfin midshipman fish during mating season may have broader applications for other vertebrates that vocalize, including humans.

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

The Tiny but Mighty Duckweed May Help Clean Up the Planet

Associate Professor of Biology Theodore Muth’s research on the small aquatic plant focuses on how its microbiome might help it mediate pollutants in our freshwater sources.