Posts tagged with: "Biological Sciences"

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2013

This year’s TEDxFIU speakers will take the audience to an underwater sea laboratory, a remote village of Papua New Guinea […]

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Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

Judith H. Stiehm receives top faculty honor at Faculty Convocation

Professor Judith H. Stiehm came away with the top honor Sept. 26 at the annual Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony […]

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Faculty to be celebrated at annual convocation events

FIU will hold its annual Faculty Convocation events Sept. 25-26, celebrating the collective pride and individual accomplishments of the university’s […]

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Mike Heithaus (left) and Adam Rosenblatt (right) pose with an alligator in the Everglades in 2011. Photo by Josh Goodstein.

Researchers find carnivorous crocs enjoy a taste of fruit

FIU researchers have found that the American alligator, and a dozen species in the crocodilia order, enjoy a taste of […]

Jim Fourqurean, Aileen Soto and Christian Lopes pose under the wet porch of Aquarius.

Students visit Aquarius

  Christian Lopes, Alex Perez and Jason Howard became the first FIU students to visit Aquarius Reef Base since the […]

A view of a live M. calcarea sample through a light microscope.

Ph.D. student names three new algae species in the Everglades

Sylvia Lee never intended on finding, let alone naming, three new species of algae in the Florida Everglades. Lee, a […]

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

Conducting cool summer research in the Arctic

The Arctic Coastal Ecosystems Survey (ACES) is focused on understanding the ecological role of near-shore and lagoon habitats of the […]

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Studying zebrafish to understand cardiac disease

Studying zebrafish to understand cardiac disease

This article is part of our Summer Sojourns 2013 series highlighting summer adventures of FIU students. Chavely Valdes Sanchez, a […]

Heather Bracken-Grissom holds a hermit crab while conducting research in Carrie Bow Cay, Belize.

Which came first, hermits or kings?

Heather Bracken-Grissom, marine sciences professor in the FIU Department of Biological Sciences, has helped answer one of the most debated […]

FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU, M-DCPS launch biology modeling workshop for local teachers

FIU recently hosted high school teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) for a training workshop on biology modeling instruction. […]

High school students participate in cutting-edge research at FIU

High school students participate in cutting-edge research at FIU

Arun Ramkissoon is very familiar with osteoarthritis, one of the most common forms of arthritis in the world. The condition, […]

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For marine biologist Mike Heithaus, every week is shark week

For marine biologist Mike Heithaus, every week is shark week

Marine biology professor Mike Heithaus wrote the following piece for Inside Science Minds about how threats to sharks imperil entire ecosystems. […]

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Mike Heithaus tags a guitar fish in Shark Bay, Australia.

FIU shark expert to close out Zoo Miami’s Crittercam exhibit

Zoo Miami is teaming up with FIU marine scientist Mike Heithaus to give one last peek at the world through […]

FIU, Zoo Miami create research partnership

FIU, Zoo Miami create research partnership

FIU and Zoo Miami signed a memorandum of understanding July 16 to explore and develop greater research and community outreach […]

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FIU, Zoo Miami formalize research and community outreach partnership

FIU and Zoo Miami will officially come together to explore and develop greater research and community outreach initiatives. Representatives from […]