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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.

New Course - BIOL 310 Climate Change in Cinema! 01.08.19

This new course is open to All UH Students! 

44th Annual Tester Symposium - April 10-12, 2019! 09.05.18

Please check back for all of the exciting details on the 44th Annual Tester Symposium - coming soon!

New Study Published by Dr. Les Watling! 04.11.18

Dr. Les Watling and colleagues recently published an article in Frontiers in Marine Science.

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. Megan Porter's Research Featured in article in ScienceNews! 07.07.16

Prof. Porter's research "Shedding new light on opsin evolution" helped shed light on the variance and murkiness of animal opsin proteins.

Meet Lynn Luu!

Lynn Luu is currently a first-year pharmacy student at Washington State University in Spokane, WA. She graduated in Spring 2018 with her Bachelor of Arts in Biology.

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Biology / Botany Seminar Series

Fridays 3:30 - 4:20 p.m. in BIL 150

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