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Faculty in the College of Biological Sciences conduct research on a broad range of subjects, from molecules to ecosystems, and make discoveries that improve human health, restore the environment, provide new sources of renewable energy and enhance agriculture. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about CBS faculty.

A Physiologist, Come Full Circle

Sarah Malmquist returns to her College of Biological Sciences roots, this time as a faculty member.

Sarah Malmquist

Sarah Malmquist’s adventures in higher education have taken her from foggy mornings of Seattle to busy evenings on Long Island. But last semester, the often seemingly endless winters of Minnesota called her back.

CBSpotlight: Fumiaki Katagiri

This longtime member of the Plant and Microbial Biology faculty is interested in what makes plants' immune signaling networks resilient.

Fumiaki Katagiri

Much like humans, plants exhibit immune responses to invading pathogens.

A Q&A with Jonathan Schilling

Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories' new director talks about what he's most excited about, what makes Itasca unique and his favorite spot at the station.

Jonathan Schilling

Checking in With Dean Forbes - December 2017

What are you most excited about at the moment?

Last month, we announced the purchase of 63 acres of land near Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. Clarence Lehman and others worked for months to secure the property, which will make it possible to substantially expand the research program at Itasca. It’s a wonderful development at just the right moment as incoming director Jonathan Schilling steps into his new role with a fresh vision for bringing long-term research projects to Itasca.