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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.

The 40th Tester Symposium Begins Today, April 8-10th, 2015 04.08.15

The 40th Tester Symposium, April 8-10th, 2015 in Campus Center Ballroom, UH Manoa

UHM's Marine Option Program in American Samoa this Past Spring Break 04.07.15

Members of the University of Hawaii Marine Option Program join students and faculty of the ASCC Marine Science Program to participate in the Quantitative Underwater Ecological Surveying Techniques (QUEST) field course in American Samoa.

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

There's No Place Like Home: Alfred Russel Wallace and His Modern Biogeographical Legacy

Lynne R. Parenti, Ph.D, Curator of Fishes and Research Scientist, Department of Vertebrate Zoology

Apr 17 2015 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm

BioMed B-103