Welcome to the School of Biology and Ecology at the University of Maine!  Read the welcome from Andrei Alyokhin, Director of the School of Biology and Ecology.

When Michelle Smith emerged from graduate school with a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Washington and began interviewing for postdoctoral research positions, she was flooded with the realization that her passion was no longer in biological research.  After … Continue reading

You don’t know until you try, right? Students in the School of Biology & Ecology are encouraged to go beyond the confines of a classroom in order to gain hands on experience in their chosen field. The importance of field … Continue reading

First-year Biology, Ecology, Zoology, and Clinical Laboratory Science majors started their college careers a little early this year.  Not in a classroom…but at the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) nestled on the coast of Acadia National Park.  SERC is … Continue reading

Dear Colleagues in the University of Maine Community and Beyond, We were very saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Bill Glanz, associate professor in the School of Biology and Ecology (SBE) and Cooperating faculty in the Department of … Continue reading

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    About SBE
    The School of Biology and Ecology was formed in 2007 as a central home for research and teaching programs in organismal biology and ecology at the University of Maine. Our programs span biology in both scale (cellular to global) and discipline (developmental biology to ecology and biogeochemistry).

    The School of Biology and Ecology serves the following goals:
    Goal 1: Enhance Integrative Studies in Biology;
    Goal 2: Serve a Central Mission of Biology: the Study of Organisms;
    Goal 3: Serve as a Center of Excellence in Ecology.

    Click here to read more about the school of Biology and Ecology.
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