Department of Biological and Health Sciences

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Academic Excellence Awards & Distinguished Lecture, October 5th, 2018

Academic Excellence Awards & Distinguished Lectureship poster

Neurobiology Fieldtrip to the Aransas Wildlife Refuge; March 28, 2015

Aransas Wildlife Refuge

Dr. Rudi Bohm, Erick Palacios, Elyse Grilli, Amrithesh Arum, Dr. Jon Baskin, and Dr. Maria Velez-Hernandez (UH-Victoria) looking at Whooping Cranes

Whooping Cranes

Whooping Cranes

Drs. Bohm and Cowan

Drs. Bohm and Christopher Cowan (Harvard Medical School). Dr. Cowan was in Kingsville to present a seminar on Molecular Mechanisms in Drug Addiction and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Parock Cowan Baskin

Drs. Rich Patrock, Christopher Cowan, and Jon Baskin birding at Hazel Bazemore County Park before the Whooping Crane trip.

Biology Alumnae in the News

Dr. Donna Shaver

Donna Shaver

Donna Shaver was awarded the National Park Service Director's Award for Excellence in National Resource Research. Dr. Shaver was instrumental in establishing nesting colonies of the endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtle on Padre Island.

Dr. Nancy Rabalais

Nancy Rabalais

Nancy Rabalais is awarded a 2012 MacArthur Fellowship

Image Courtesy of the MacArthur Foundation