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The Department of Biology faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and research. The department currently maintains a variety of specialized facilities, as well as traditional and modern instrumentation, in support of student/faculty research. In recent years, student/faculty research has been supported by extramural funding through the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, NASA, Alabama Environmental Council, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, U. S. Forest Service and other agencies/groups.


  Department of Biology Spotlight


Active Science for Active Minds Workshops 

May 2013 


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Dr. Blair discusses his collaboration with Drs Murdock and Carter in the microfloria in guts of ticks.   

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Dr. Meade discusses his research interest and its relationship to the ecosystem surrounding JSU.

   Play Vid Watch the installation of the new mobile storage system in the herbarium
Graduation - Fall 2012