• Dr. Erik Hom lab
    Dr. Erik Hom discussing algal cultures with an ARISE@UM high school summer intern as part of a collaboration with the Bigelow Laboratory in Maine.
    Students in Dr. Britson's Anatomy & Physiology course study the heart and other aspects of the circulatory system
    Dr. Day's interests are centered on the brain regions involved in spatial and motor learning
    The UM Field Station is a 740-acre research and educational facility that is used by a number of Biology faculty & students
    Biology professor emeritus Dr. Keiser holds a broad-headed skink while teaching his herpetology course
    Dr. Parsons is a recognized expert on sharks, skates, and rays of the Gulf of Mexico
    Butterfly collection
    Researching the Mississippi River ecosystem
    Students working with Drs. Cliff Ochs and Colin Jackson research microorganisms in the Mississippi River as part of an NSF-funded project
    A rocket carrying seedlings for a plant development experiment for Dr. John Kiss launches into orbit
    Graduate students study fire ecology and ecological restoration in the Rocky Mountains as part of a USDA-funded training program in forest restoration ecology
    Dr. Gary Gaston shows students in his Intro Biology course some of the organisms found on the UM campus
    Kiss NASA award
    Dr. John Kiss receiving the NASA medal for Outstanding Public Leadership at NASA Ames in California
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    Department of Biology Seeks Applications for Chair Position

    The University of Mississippi invites applications for the full-time, 12-month administrative faculty position as Chair of the Department of Biology in the College of Liberal Arts. More information can be found here.

    Department of Biology Seeks Application for Assistant Professor Position

    The Department of Biology at The University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in disease biology. More information can be found here.

    Biology graduate receives prestigious fellowship

    May 2015 Biology graduate, Marcus Daniels, is a 2015 Phi Kappa Phi Fellow. Marcus now attends medical school at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. For full article click here.

    Dr. Cliff Ochs, Biology Professor and Director of the Mississippi Water Security Institute

    The Sally McDonnellĀ Barksdale Honors College at Ole Miss has established the Mississippi Water Security Institute (MWSI) to help students understand the delicate balance between promoting strong economic development and protecting natural resources.

    For the full article click here.


    New STEM Building for Science and Engineering Classes in Planning Stages

    The University of Mississippi is planning a new building on campus to house laboratory and classroom space for Biology and other science and engineering departments. Read more about this facility: