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.

Four faculty positions available in the emerging focus area of Changing Ecosystems and Climate: Impact on Animal, Plant, and Human Health

As undergraduates filed into their seats in 107 DPC for their last introduction to neuroscience lecture, former students and fellow faculty members filled in the back row. An email had circulated throughout various departments that professor Harold (Dusty) Dowse, would … Continue reading

Making History One Species at a Time In a research laboratory tucked away on the second floor of Deering Hall at the University of Maine, a researcher has been changing the world of science as we know it. Her office … Continue reading

Farm Fresh Food, Close to Home When Emma Sanchi walks through the sliding doors of the Hannaford supermarket in Old Town, Maine, she weaves through the checkout area and heads straight for the produce section.  The air smells of salty … Continue reading

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