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2010 News

 climate change flyer-image Raymond O'Connor Seminar Series - Dr. Joshua Lawler, assistant professor at the University of Washington, will present a free, public presentation "Projected Climate Impacts on the Fauna of the Western Hemisphere," at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 11, in Bate 1031 at East Carolina University.

Terasima Award Dr. Alex Georgakilas to be awarded the prestigious Terashima award, from the Japan Radiation Research Society.

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ECU Biology Department Hosts Symposium in Honor of Retiring Distinguished Professors


ECU professors, including Dr. Dave Kimmel, research effects of BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico and beyond.

 Read Ben McGlaughon's Research Blog updated daily from the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

 piratescamp PIRATES camp students have the opportunity to experience real world science applications.



The 2010 American Arachnological Society annual meeting will be co-hosted by Harriot College's Department of Biology and the North Carolina Center for Biodiversity Friday, June 11, through Tuesday, June 15.


Bob Christian received a Summer Visiting Scientist Award at the Baruch Marine Field Laboratory (BMFL), University of South Carolina.


Dr. Kyle Summers research involving monogamy in amphibians featured in Science magazine. Photo Credit: Jason Brown

 earth day speaker  

Will Stolzenburg, formerly of the Nature Conservancy and author of "Where the Wild Things Were: Life, Death, and Ecological Wreckage in a Land of Vanishing Predator is scheduled to speak on Earth Day, April 22, in the Science and Technology building C207 at 7 PM.

 aaasciencephoto  Biology Faculty and Advancement Council Members Help Local Students Present at American Association for the Advancement of Science Meetings

 millipede  An intriguing and compelling example of evolution by natural selection has been demonstrated in a study involving Southern Appalachian Mountain millipedes, conducted by East Carolina University biologists Drs. Paul Marek and Jason Bond.