Stephen F. Austin State University

Biology Department

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


Miller Science Building

Current News and Updates

October 2015

Oct 9 Departmental Seminar: "Vision and Behavior in Stomatopod Crustaceans: simple goals with complex solutions", presented by Dr. Megan Porter (University of Hawaii), Room S139, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Oct 16 Departmental Seminar: "Genome Evolution in Asparagales", presented by Kate Hertweck (UT Tyler), Room: S139, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Oct 28 Last Day to Withdraw From the University Without WP or WF, Last Day to drop Courses

November 2015

Nov 6 Departmental Seminar: Title - "Beyond Sequence - RNA Secondary Structures and Their Role in Coronavirus Replication", presented by Julian Leibowitz (Texas A&M University), Room: S139, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Nov 13 Departmental Seminar: Title - TBA, presented by Rafael Maia, Room: S139

Nov 25 Beginning of Thanksgiving Holiday For Students and Faculty, 8:00 AM

Nov 20 Classes Resume

December 2015

Dec 14 Final Examinations, ending Dec 18

Dec 19 Commencement

Biology Department Recipients of the Teaching Excellence Award

We always appreciate the dedicated work our instructors provide to the Stephen F. Austin students. The Biology Department would like to highlight a couple of amazing instructors that have received the campus wide Teaching Excellence Award. Congratulations Dr. Matthew Kwiatkowski for receiving the Teaching Excellence Award for the 2015 year and Dr. Josephine Taylor for receiving the Teaching Excellence Award for the 2013 year. Thank you for all your hard work.

Dr. Matthew Kwiatkowski Dr. Josephine Taylor