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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.

Dr. Cindy Hunter Featured in the December Issue of Alaska Airlines' In-flight Magazine 12.09.14

Magazine article entitled, "Undersea Gardens", explores how Hawai'i's coral reefs shelter a rainbow of marine life

Op-Ed Written by Dr. Peter Marko Featured in the LA Times 12.09.14

Dr. Marko writes about "Facing an epidemic of mislabeled seafood"

Dr. Mark Hixon: Saving Big Old Fish Sustains Fisheries 10.17.14

Large female fish essential for replenishing stocks

UHM Marine Option Program Students Recast and Preserve the History Found in Shipwrecks 09.19.14

The maps the students create will help state and federal agencies monitor the sites and protect them from looters, preserving their place in history.

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. 

Cameron Dabney

I knew at a very young age that I wanted to become a marine biologist.

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Biology / Botany Seminar Series

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

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