The Department of Biology at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa teaches its students a greater appreciation and understanding of living systems, using the unique environment of Hawaii as a natural laboratory for study. Learn More >
Students and faculty in the Department of Biology are passionate about their research, and have often received recognition for their work and dedication. See some of our recent achievements.
Please check back for all of the exciting details on the 44th Annual Tester Symposium - coming soon!
Dr. Les Watling and colleagues recently published an article in Frontiers in Marine Science.
Please join us for Nerd Night on April 3!
Biology Professor's research on Cavefish may lead to therapeutic methods in autism, schizophrenia 07.21.16
The research group is led by Prof. Masato Yoshizawa, an Assistant Professor with the Manoa Department of Biology.
Prof. Porter's research "Shedding new light on opsin evolution" helped shed light on the variance and murkiness of animal opsin proteins.
Aloha! My name is Amber and I am a proud Biology graduate from the Class of 2004. One of my lifelong goals has always been to come home and serve my community.
About Esther: Although I was born in New York, I have grown up in Hawaii since the age of 6 and proudly consider it to be my home.
Biology / Botany Seminar Series
Fridays 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. in BIL 150
Dr. Geir Johnsen, Centre of Autonomous Marine Operations & Systems (AMOS)
Integrated evolutionary studies in laterality of sensory-motor integration and autism-like behaviors in the Mexican cavefish
Dr. Masato Yoshizawa
Forensic use of DNA evidence in the US Court system (with an emphasis on the work of the Innocence Project)
Dr. David Haymer