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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

CRISPR/Cas9 has a potential to generate a targeting knockout in your research organisms

Masato Yoshizawa, Ph.D, Department of Biology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Mar 13 2015 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm

BioMed B-103

Building new capacity for work on coral; evolutionary insights from RAD-seq and ecological insights from cultivation

Zac Forsman, Ph.D, Researcher, HIMB

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

BioMed B-103