Professor Olga Zhaxybayeva has been selected to be one of the 2014 Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems. This support enables the long-term research of "outstanding theoretical scientists." For more information about the Simons Foundation, please visit their website.
News & Events
The Journal of Cell Biology, February 17, 2014 issue features Prof. Amy Gladfelter in "People & Ideas." In the article, Prof. Gladfelter talks about her current research and how her path through life led her to research and teaching. To read the full article, please click here.
Prof. Michael Dietrich is featured in the January 1, 2014 issue of The Scientist Magazine. The article, Drawn to Controversy, highlights his many successes as a philosopher and historian of science and tells how his unusual choice be a faculty member in a biology department has impacted his remarkable career. Prof. Dietrich was named a...[more]
The Life Sciences Greenhouse has an extensive and varied plant collection with a wide range of diversity, utility and beauty, including many orchid species and hybrids.
The Arpophyllum spicatum, an orchid species from Central America, is covered in miniscule, nearly-neon pink flowers.
Graduate student Ramsa Chaves Ulloa and undergraduate Ellen Irwin discuss lab work, fieldwork, mosquitos, and...[more]
A video presentation of Robin Costello's undergraduate thesis project.
A link to Robin's peer-reviewed publication of her...[more]
The Life Sciences Greenhouse opened in August 2011. There is an extensive and varied plant collection with a wide range of diversity, utility and beauty. Among the most popular and diverse of our collections is the Brout Orchid Collection, home to about a thousand orchids of many species and hybrids. The orchid collection is in two rooms. There are three other rooms open to the public: a tropical room, a sub-tropical room, and a xeric room housing cacti and succulents.