We are a broad department that emphasizes integrative approaches drawing from across the life sciences. We offer undergraduate majors in Biology and Biochemistry and graduate opportunities at both the MS and PhD levels. Our faculty, students, and staff have received a wide range of honors and awards and some of their achievements are highlighted on this site. We encourage alumni to keep in touch and prospective students to visit. I look forward to hearing from you!
Dr. Elizabeth Tweedie Ables was the recipient of a Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award for 2018. The award was presented to six ECU faculty members nominated by their colleagues. Congrats, Elizabeth!
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Enrique Reyes has recently been elected as President-elect for the Southeastern
Estuarine Research Society, a professional association that encompass coastal
and estuarine scientists from NC, SC, GA and FL. Dr. Reyes, an estuarine and
wetland ecologist in the Dept. of Biology, along with Dr. Joe Luczkovich
(President-elect of the Atlantic Estuarine Research Society) participate as
Board Members of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation, the largest
coastal professional society. With leadership on 2 of the 3 regional societies
in coastal sciences on the eastern seaboard, ECU represents!
Our congratulations to Biology's most recent ECU Centennial Award winners, Ginger Grimes for leadership and Taria Crenshaw for service. Well deserved!