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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.

Connecting with Alumni Series - April 7 01.26.15

The Department of Biology would like to invite you to a special series to connect with Alumna Dr. Crystal Kimura Tsuda, Supervisor for the Centralized Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist at Kaiser Permanente.  This seminar will be held on Tuesday, April 7 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in EDM 215.  Please RSVP as space is limited.

Connecting with Alumni Series - March 3 01.26.15

The Department of Biology would like to invite you to a special series to connect with Alumnus Jason Chow, Operations Manager at Local I'a Community Supported Fishery.  This seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 3 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm in EDM 215.  Please RSVP as space is limited.

Van Velasco

Five years ago at this time of the morning I would have been putting on a lab apron, layers of nitrile gloves, protective sleeves, and grabbing a bottle of EtOH (ethanol) to sterilize my workspace.

Danielle Jayewardene, Ph.D.

The year was 2000 and I had a freshly earned biology undergraduate degree in hand from the University of London (King’s College London), but with no idea as to what I wanted to do in life. 

Seminar Series »

Biology / Botany Seminar Series

Fridays 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. in BioMed B-103

TBA

Mohamed Noor, Duke University

Mar 6 2015 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm

BioMed B-103

Marrying the Old and the New: Evolutionary Innovation and Conservation in the Embryonic Derivation of the Vertebrate Skull

Dr. James Hanken, Professor, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Feb 27 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:50pm

BioMed B-103