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

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

Being a biology pre-medical studies student, Kimberly Dao didn’t think that studying abroad would be a possibility for her.  After hearing about the profound experience a friend had with a program called Semester at Sea, she reevaluated her options.  This … Continue reading

According to Rabern Simmons, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maine, a person’s umwelt, meaning overall perception of their surroundings, is reliant on what you can sense and experience. So think to yourself; how many types of fungi … Continue reading

Dr. Benildo de los Reyes, Professor of Molecular Genetics and cooperating faculty member of the Department of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, arrived at the University of Maine in 2004. He runs a functional genomics lab, in which he uses plants … 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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