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Our research spans the range of Biology from genetics to global change ecology, facilitating interactions across disciplines that result in new approaches to long-standing questions.



Our broad expertise allows students to engage in all areas of Biology, including ecology, evolution, biomechanics, genomics, cell, development, neurobiology, and organismal biology.



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Senay Yitbarek featured by the Well!

Posted 13 hours ago

Be sure to check out the Well’s profile on Senay Yitbarek in their article “Fresh faces: Meet a few of the College’s new faculty.” Read it here.

The Chancellor and Provost tour GSC with John Bruno

Posted 3 weeks ago

John Bruno gave a tour of the Galapagos Science Center to a contingent of Carolina VIPs (including the Chancellor and Provost) as part of the unique field station’s 10 year anniversary last month. John was instrumental in designing and implementing … Continued

Bruno Lab featured on UNC website!

Posted 3 weeks ago

Be sure to check out the post about John Bruno’s lab and their research done all around the world on UNC’s website! Learn more about their research here.

Amy Gladfelter part of new RNA Discovery Center!

Posted 3 weeks ago

“The UNC RNA Discovery Center, funded through the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, will cultivate an inclusive community of scientists dedicated to investigating all aspects of RNA biology, some of which has already been implicated in human diseases and much … Continued