Research and discovery are the hallmarks of an academic experience in Biological Sciences at the University of Denver. Undergraduate and graduate students work side-by-side with a faculty mentors.
Undergraduates may choose from five majors and two specialty concentrations. These options reflect the diverse applications and career opportunities for students of the life sciences.
Graduate students in the MS and PhD programs perform original research in their chosen field beginning in the first year. Curriculum and research options are selected either in Cell & Molecular Biology or Ecology & Evolution.
The intellectual growth and achievements of our students are fostered by distinguished faculty who are committed to both teaching and scholarship. The collective endeavors of our students and faculty are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms.
Seminars - Mondays at 4:00 pm in Olin 105 unless otherwise indicated
Mar 2 - "Melanocortin receptor accessory proteins in adrenal disease and obesity" - Dr. Li Chan - Centre for Endocrinology, William Harvey Research Institute London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK
Mar 4 - "Evolving premating barriers during ecological speciation" - Genevieve Kozak - Dept of Biology, Tufts Univ - WEDNESDAY seminar at NOON in BW 124
Mar 12 - "The Mechanics of Cell Shape Change during Embryonic Development" - Eric Weischaus (1995 Nobel Laureate in Medicine) - Dept of Molec Biol, Princeton Univ - THURSDAY seminar at 4:00 pm in OLIN 205
Mar 30 - Joe Statwick - Graduate student presentation
Apr 6 - Bradley Olwin - CU-Boulder
Apr 13 - Diego Krapf - CSU
Apr 14 - Edward Dunlea - National Academy of Sciences
Apr 20 - William Monahan - National Parks Service
Apr 27 - Jennyfer Mora Cristancho and Aimee Winter - Graduate student presentations
May 4 - Daniela Vergara - CU-Boulder
May 11 - Faten Taram and Elizabeth Barnes - Graduate student presentations
May 18 - Darrell Killian - Colorado College