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. Les Watling and colleagues recently published an article in Frontiers in Marine Science.
Please join us for Nerd Night on April 3!
Narrissa Spies Chosen as Keynote Speaker for West Maui Conference on Pacific Peoples and Their Environments! 10.17.17
Narrissa Spies is a PhD student in the Zoology Graduate Program at UH Manoa.
Biology Professor's research on Cavefish may lead to therapeutic methods in autism, schizophrenia 07.21.16
The research group is led by Prof. Masato Yoshizawa, an Assistant Professor with the Manoa Department of Biology.
Prof. Porter's research "Shedding new light on opsin evolution" helped shed light on the variance and murkiness of animal opsin proteins.
About Esther: Although I was born in New York, I have grown up in Hawaii since the age of 6 and proudly consider it to be my home.
Molecular biologist studying blood-feeding arthropods. Mom. Texas transplant.” If you’d shown me this byline 25 years ago, I wouldn’t have imagined it was describing my future self...and it all stems from an application I submitted to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Undergraduate Research Fellowship during my second year as an undergraduate at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
Biology / Botany Seminar Series
Fridays 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. in BIL 150
Aki Laruson, UH Manoa Zoology (Dissertation Defense)