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The Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development spans a broad spectrum of biological disciplines, including the storage and expression of information (genetics), its translation into the workings of individual cells (cell biology), and the assembly of cells into tissues and organ systems (development). Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about GCD.

2016 Biomed Virtual Graduate School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.

Faculty Promotions Announced

Six faculty members, who received promotion and tenure this spring, were recognized at a reception May 17 at McNamara Alumni Center.


Jacques Finlay

 

Jacques Finlay (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) was promoted to professor with tenure

 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events @ The U

The Aurora Center is hosting three special events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this April. Be sure to mark your calendars!

The Hunting Ground screening and panel discussion

Monday, April 18, 2016 • Coffman Theater | East Bank • Doors open at 5:30 p.m., film starts at 6 p.m.

The Hunting Ground

Annual CBS Picnic

Register today for the annual CBS Picnic.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate another great year at the College of Biological Sciences. May 5, 2016 from 11a.m.-1p.m. on the Gateway Plaza, McNamara.

CBS Postdoctoral Reception

Save the date for the inaugual CBS Postdoctoral Reception!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
3:30-6 p.m. 
McNamara Alumni Center, Swain Room

In our mission to support postdoctoral researchers, we want to invite you to the CBS Inaugural Postdoc Reception. We want this event to provide an opportunity to:

Doctoral Research Showcase

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 12-2 pm | Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

The road to the dissertation is long and often winding. Graduate students complete courses, lab work, and exams; they develop research questions and methodology; they review existing literature. They conduct interviews, surveys, and experiments; analyze results; and consider implications.

As they make their way down this road, graduate students transform from being those who absorb knowledge to those who produce it. They raise new issues, develop new approaches, and advance new ideas.