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

July 2017

6 July Last class day for Summer I

7 July Final exams for Summer I

11 July Classes begin for Summer II

August 2017

11 August Final exams for Summer II

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.