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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

  • Professor Armin Moczek has been named a 2015 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a distinction that recognizes outstanding contributions to the progress of science and research. [ IU news release ]
  • Professor Mike Lynch and postdoctoral researcher Georgi Marinov co-authored 'The bioenergetic costs of a gene,' reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, describing for the first time how much total energy is needed to build and maintain a cell and how this scales with cell size. [ IU news release | abstract ]
  • Graduate student Nikki Rendon (Demas Lab)—as lead author of an article in the Proceedings of the Royal Academy B—discusses a hormonal mechanism in hamsters that connects short winter days with increased aggression in females. It differs from the mechanism that controls the same response in males. [ IU news release | article | Discover magazine blog ]
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