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Department of Biology


IU Biology faculty work on many organisms, including model organisms such as Daphnia pulex.

Daphnia pulex (sideways)

Current News

  • Honey bees may be one example of an animal microbiome where mom does not know best and bacterial transmission is social, not maternal, according to Assistant Professor Irene Garcia Newton and colleagues in their "Characterization of the honey bee microbiome throughout the queen-rearing process" paper published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Listen to the Indiana Public Media "Earth Eats" interview of Newton about her research. [ IU news release | Indiana Public Media | abstract ]
  • On the cover of Bioessays: graduate students Chao Jiang and Paul Caccamo with Professor Yves Brun on the evolutionary cell biology of bacterial morphogenesis. [ abstract ]
  • The Animal Behavior Society announced that Professor Greg Demas has been elected a Fellow of the society. The award will be presented at the 2015 meeting in Anchorage. [ ABS newsletter ]
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