Woodpecker Drumming Signals: Wimp or Warrior

by March 8, 2016
Fuxjager, Schuppe, Petersen in field study

The Wake Forest University News Service recently published this news story written by Bonnie Davis on the research work of Dr. Matt Fuxjager. “Partners will actually coordinate or cooperate with how they fight depending on who they are fighting. They size up their opponent and decide whether they need to Read more »

Muday, Pan, Ranjbar Win National Teaching Tools Competition

by February 24, 2016
Par Ranjibar (left) and Bethany Pan, winners of the 2015 ASPB Teaching Tools Competition.

Professor Gloria Muday, and students Bethany Pan, and Par Ranjbar recently won a national contest sponsored by the American Society of Plant Biologists to develop teaching tools that can be used in K-12 and college level biology which teaches about the effects of climate change, drought, and water deficit on Read more »

Silman and Messinger featured on series “Now What”

by December 10, 2015
Max Messinger (WFU '13, '15) discusses data returned from drones with Ryan Duffy (left) and Casteneda.

The documentary series “Now What” with Ryan Duffy, features the work of Max Messinger (BS 2013, MS 2015) and Professor Miles Silman in the Amazon.  The piece follows Messinger’s work with drones in monitoring illicit gold mining in the Amazon and the scale of negative environmental impact these illegal activities have had. Read more »

Tasty Teaching with Tomatoes

by October 22, 2015
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Think red sauce, salsa, or bruschetta is all there is to know about tomatoes? Watch Professor Gloria Muday of the Wake Forest University Department of Biology teach high school students the basics of genetics with tomatoes as her teaching tools. The results are positively delicious! Muday works together with Biology Professor Read more »

Celebrate Homecoming with the Department of Biology!

by September 25, 2015
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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 »

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