Faculty Search, Assistant Professor 2015

by September 25, 2015

The Department of Biology of Wake Forest University seeks a tenure-track faculty member who uses modern genomic methods to address evolutionary, ecological, or functional questions. This hire will be at the rank of assistant professor. Please check out our web page.  We will begin taking applications online on September 29. Read more »

Celebrate Homecoming with the Department of Biology!

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Wake Forest University homecoming events for 2015 are planned on campus for Friday, September 25, and Saturday, September 26. Of course there’s a football game, but there’s also a fun opportunity to reconnect with the Biology Department. On Saturday morning the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics will host Read more »

What Would You Put in Your “Beaker-O-Fear”?

by September 11, 2015
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Science students at Wake Forest University were enthusiastic participants in the first in a series of workshops titled How to Prevent a Panic Attack on Your First College Science Exam held Tuesday, September 8, in Winston 126. Professor Pat Lord of the Department of Biology served as an organizer, Read more »

Workshop for New Students

by September 6, 2015
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Did you know that “stressed” is just “desserts” spelled backwards? Beginning science students often report feeling stressed by the mere thought of EXAMS. Wake Forest University freshmen (and any upperclassmen who need encouragement) can prepare for this fall’s exams by attending a series of workshops titled “How to Prevent Read more »

Aquatic Hunger Games

by August 31, 2015
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The work of Ph.D. candidate Morgan Burnette and Professor Miriam Ashley-Ross was recently cited by the Wake Forest News Service in an article entitled “Aquatic Hunger Games” by Bonnie Davis. “The sharp-shooting fish’s ability to spit water to hit food targets has been well documented, but a new study published Read more »