Stephen F. Austin State University

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology is located in the E. L. Miller Science building room 101 of the Stephen F. Austin State University campus in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Administrative Assistant
Laura Anderson

936-468-3601
landerson@sfasu.edu

Miller Science Building

Current News and Updates

March 2017

31 March Registration for Summer 2017 open for Freshman and Up

April 2017

11 April Registration for Fall 2017 open for Senior and Up

12 April Registration for Fall 2017 open for Junior and Up

13 April Beginning of Easter Holiday

17 April Registration for Fall 2017 open for Sophomore and Up

Classes Resume (4:00 p.m.)

Graduate Seminar: Trisha Williams will present her research titled Vegetation Community Changes in two National Forests in the Pineywoods, East Texas. The seminar will be held in Room S117 at 1:00 p.m.

18 April Registration for Fall 2017 open for Freshman and Up

19 April Graduate Seminar: Caleb Witcher will present his research titled The Regulation of Rotovirus-Infected HT29.F8 and MA104 Cells Treated with Arachidin 1 or Arachidin 3. The seminar will be held in Room S228 at 5:00 p.m.

20 April Graduate Research Conference, Baker Pattillo Student Center, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

May 2017

5 May Mentor Ring Big Dip Ceremony, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

8 May - 12 May Final Examinations

13 May Commencement for College of Education & College of Fine Arts, 9:30 a.m.

Commencement for Colleges of Business, Forestry & Agriculture, Liberal & Applied Arts, and Science & Mathematics, 2:00 p.m.

15 May Classes Begin for Maymester

SFA Biology Students Awarded First-Place at Texas Academy of Science Annual Meeting

Congratulations to two of our students for their recent accomplishments at the 120th annual meeting of the Texas Academy of Science. Each year, students are invited to submit grant proposals for their research projects; all submissions are evaluated by a committee composed of members of the Academy. At this year's conference banquet, both first-place prizes were awarded to SFA students.

Name: Taylor Black
Proposal Title: Do Gray Treefrogs (Hyla versicolor) use yellow leg patches for visual communication?
Award: Texas Academy of Science Student Research Award. First place award for Undergraduate students
Research co-advisors: Matt Kwiatkowski and Jenny Gumm

Name: Chelsey Price
Proposal Title: Visual ecology of a North American cyprinid
Award: Texas Academy of Science Student Research Award. First place award for Masters' students
Research advisor: Jenny Gumm

Congratulations to these students and their research mentors.