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Shedding new light on cavefish

Two new NSF grants allow Suzanne McGaugh and colleagues to gain more insight into how cavefish can alter behavior given changing conditions.

cave fish

Antisocial blind cavefish are drastically different from their social surface-dwelling counterparts. Despite distinct appearances and lifestyles, the fish are members of the same species. 

Checking in With Dean Forbes - February 2020

The College’s field stations are vital to our research, education and outreach mission. Faculty and staff at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve and Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories do incredible work. Two recent productions capture a bit of the magic of these unique places. 

Take Molecular Biology (BIOL 3015) this summer

This 2-credit course will be offered for the first time this summer 2020.  This course is intended for students majoring in biology who have taken introductory biology and chemistry courses. Biol 3015 will provide a strong foundation in the discipline of molecular biology, and will serve as a prerequisite for upper level courses in CBS.  

March CBS Career Pop-up: MCB Atrium

Spring semester means new beginnings, changing weather, and CBS’s Career pop-ups.

Weather in March can be unpredictable. Your next career steps don’t have to be. Join the CBS Career team this March. Stop by our pop-up to talk about upcoming career fairs, quick resume or cover letter reviews, and more. This month, we’ll be in the MCB atrium. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with a career coach, no appointment necessary!

CBSelfie with Molly Tillmann

Molly Tillmann, a Ph.D. student in Plant and Microbial Biology, first got her start in ecology interning at Cedar Creek for two summers as an undergraduate student. In her graduate work, she studies how plants can develop roots from aboveground organs.

Molly TIllman poses in the lab