Biology Archives


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


April 30, 2013 4:10 pm

Biology Department Seminar

Andrew Barnard ’11 Research photography in Kibale National Park, Uganda:A new approach to investigating wild chimpanzee dental development, behavior, and…


January 9, 2013 9:45 am

Juniors – Capstone Experience Planning Meeting

Junior Biology Majors: The deadline is approaching for planning your senior capstone experience! We will have an informational meeting on…


October 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Biology Seminar – Randi Rawson ’04

“The Role of Mitochondria in Axon Degeneration” Randi Rawson, Bates ’04 Ph.D. student, Interdepartmental Program in Neuroscience University of Utah…


September 4, 2012 1:49 pm

Conor Smith ’14 Uses Phillips Fellowship To Improve Environmental Education for Ugandan Children

Creative Approaches Help Smith Empower Children on Conservation Issues in Kibale National Park Conor Smith ’14 (Interdisciplinary major in Animal…


September 4, 2012 1:38 pm

Davis Fellow, Rachel Ellis ’14, Studies Chimpanzee Poaching in Uganda

Study aims to better protect chimps in Kibale National Park Rachel received a 2012 A.V. Davis Fellowship to conduct summer…