Creating Leaders in Research, Education and Service
The Department of Biological Sciences faculty have research interests that integrate molecular, cellular, and developmental biology with ecology, evolution, and behavior. The department features facilities well-equipped for contemporary research in laboratory and field biology, as well as an interdisciplinary field of study in bioinformatics.
The Bill Simco Graduate Student Scholarship
The Department lost a member of our family on January 17th. In 2014, The Bill Simco Graduate Student Scholarship was established to celebrate Dr. Bill Simco's many years of service to the department and the University of Memphis as well as honoring his commitment to educating our students. Dr. Simco was an excellent teacher, an outstanding scientist, an exceptional mentor, a much respected colleague, and a kind and decent man. About Dr. Simco
UNDERGRADUATES: APPLY FOR A 2016-2017 BIOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP
As you're waiting for classes to start, think about applying for a Biology Scholarship for the Academic Year 2016-17. - more info...
Spring 2016 Graduate Application Announcement
The Department of Biological Sciences is taking applications for MS-thesis and PhD students with GA funding available - more info...
Dr. Amy Abell who has been awarded a five year NIH RO1 grant entitled “Coordinate Regulation By MAP3K4 of Epigenetic Modifiers Controlling EMT”. Dr. Ramin Homayouni is a co-investigator on this grant.
Dr. Ramin Homayouni who has heard that he has received a new award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to continue his project entitled “System Dynamic Modeling of Child Growth and Development.”