Biology Archives

Tuesday

September 2, 2014 3:31 pm

Biology Faculty Obtain Grants for Research Projects

Biology Faculty Obtain Grants for Research Projects

NSF Awards $337K to Professors Will Ambrose and Mike Retelle for Collaborative Climate Change Research in Norway William Ambrose of the…

Monday

September 1, 2014 8:37 pm

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

The new Leica SP8 confocal microscope will enhance research projects and teaching for faculty and students in biology, neuroscience, chemistry,…

Monday

September 1, 2014 4:43 pm

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Species: Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Range: Most of Eastern North America Cool Facts: This is Dr. Eller’s favorite tree. It…

Saturday

May 17, 2014 10:59 am

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

A sad farewell to Galapagos, but a happy “reunion” with my Ecuadorean family. I had not anticipated falling love with…

Friday

May 9, 2014 8:45 pm

Day 10: The wonders of Los Tunules

A day of rain, sun, snorkeling, science, and adventure! We arrived at IOI to yet another blustering rainstorm. But do…

Sunday

May 4, 2014 10:46 pm

Day 5: Marine iguanas of Tintoreras

Today, our species of interest was the marine iguana, Amblyrhnchus cristatis. This large lizard is black like the lava rocks…

Saturday

April 26, 2014 1:10 pm

Last day of class – are we ready to go?

Friday after the final lecture and presentations we did a last check to make sure everyone has all the needed…

Thursday

April 24, 2014 4:21 pm

Galapagos Blog – pre-departure lecture

First week lectures on Charles Darwin, evolution, and the natural, geological, and human histories of the Galapagos set the stage…

Friday

April 11, 2014 3:00 pm

Galapagos Islands Short Term Course

Eighteen Bates students will spend 3 weeks studying the ecology and evolutionary history of the Galapagos Archipelago during Short term…

Monday

August 5, 2013 1:19 pm

Summer Biology Research Students Spotlighted

Summer research students working with Professors Larissa Williams <read more> and Nancy Kleckner <read more> are spotlighted in recent Bates…