Biology

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Division of Molecular,
Cellular & Developmental Biology

Division of Evolution,
Ecology & Behavioral Biology

Welcome to the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville.  Our diverse and growing department includes 23 faculty members and about 50 graduate students, and it has one of the largest undergraduate programs at the university, with over 850 majors.

New and Notable
The Kentucky Academy of Science has awarded two grants to members of the department.
  • Megan DeVries and Dr. J. Alexander: Effects of nonionized ammonia on the behavior of a locally declining freshwater snail.
  • Matthew L. Reid and Dr. S. Emery: Can exotic plant invasion be facilitated by below ground tri-trophic interactions?

Dr. Lee Dugatkin has been selected as a Sigma-Xi Distinguished Lecturer (2015-17).
Congratulations to Dr. Dugatkin! Learn more at:
https://www.sigmaxi.org/programs/lectureships/2015-2016-lecturers