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UVA Pedersen
Oct 11, 2017

The Department of Biology’s Mountain Lake Biological Station (MLBS) was featured in this week’s UVA Today, specifically for its dedication to social behaviors of species, changes to the natural environment, and understanding evolution.  Located in southwest Virginia, MLBS is host to various researchers and students from across the country.  The station also boasts cabins, small apartments, a di

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UVA Biology People Dombrovski
Sep 27, 2017

Congratulations to Mark Dombrovski, a PhD candidate working in the Condron Lab, who was recently published in the scientific journal, Current Biology.  The article, entitled “Cooperative Behavior Emerges among Drosophila Larvae,” was also reviewed in the same issue. 

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UVA Biology People Conor SIpe
Sep 8, 2017

Conor Sipe, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Assistant Professor Sarah Siegrist’s lab, has published an article entitled, “Eyeless uncouples mushroom body neuroblast proliferation from dietary amino acids in Drosphila” in the eLife sciences journal.

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UVA Biology New Department Leaders
Sep 1, 2017

The Department of Biology has experienced a change in leadership in the past week, including a new Department Chair, Associate Chair, Director of Undergraduate Programs, and Director of Graduate Studies.  These faculty and their positions can be found below.

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