The Department of Biology at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa teaches its students a greater appreciation and understanding of living systems, using the unique environment of Hawaii as a natural laboratory for study. Learn More >
Students and faculty in the Department of Biology are passionate about their research, and have often received recognition for their work and dedication. See some of our recent achievements.
Dr. Frederick Sanger passed on the 19th of November in Cambridge, England at the age of 95.
Interested in how math can be applied to study biology? Looking for research opportunities?
Best Undergraduate Poster, Best Undergraduate Presentation, Best Graduate Poster, Best Rapid-Fire Presentation, Best Paper Honorable Mentions, Best Paper Awards
Scientists have recently decoded the genome of the Western Painted Turtle, Chrysemys picta bellii, one of the most widespread, abundant and well-studied turtles in North America. This freshwater turtle is only the second reptile species for which complete genome sequences have been assembled and analyzed, behind the green anole lizard.
Nanodiagnostics, LLC was recently established out of the lab of Kevin Bennett, Associate Professor in Biology. Nanodiagnostics brings novel, sensitive molecular imaging contrast agents to market.
Trawling the bottom of the ocean, dragging heavy metal equipment along the seabed at high speed, is the most destructive form of deep-sea fishing in the world. The fishing industry loves it because it is very effective. But it is indiscriminate and leaves behind a trail of devastation.
Biology / Botany Seminar Series
Fridays 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. in BioMed B-103
Lindsay Young, Wildlife Biologist, Pacific Rim Conservation
Friday, Dec. 13, 3:30 - 4:20 pm, BioMed B-103