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Department of Biology

Daphnia.

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

Daphnia pulex (sideways)

Current News

  • Amilcar Perez (Winkler Lab) won a best poster award for graduate students for his work on functional and genetic relationships of essential cell division proteins in Stretptococcus pneumoniae at the annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference (MMPC) held in Indianapolis from August 28-30, 2015, and attended by over 260 scientists.
  • Professor Emeritus David Dilcher and colleagues in Europe have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth. [ IU news release | IU Big News | NY Times ]
  • From labs to fields, IU students and faculty are working to save honey bees.  IU's "Keepers of the Bees" story includes honey bee studies by Assistant Professor Irene Newton and her graduate students Freddy Lee and Kayla Miller and features long-time beekeeper Professor Emeritus George Hegeman. Also featured is the IU Beekeeping Club, for which Newton serves as the faculty advisor. [ IU story | Newton video | Hegeman video ]
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