Biological Sciences

Pandemic inspires alumni to launch free, online tutoring

Pandemic inspires alumni to launch free, online tutoring

Isabella Perea ’20 is troubled every time she visits Colombia. Her heart breaks seeing how the educational system of her […]

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

FIU@Home: Explore water quality monitoring

By Nicholas Ogle Home is the first learning laboratory. This series brings opportunities to discover, explore and create to life-long […]

Saving Biscayne Bay

Saving Biscayne Bay

The unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently seen in Biscayne Bay have brought up many questions to locals and […]

Undergraduate students conduct research from home

Undergraduate students conduct research from home

When the summer semester came along, students still weren’t allowed on campus. Experimental labs were canceled, and remote labs became […]

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

Grandmother, retired professor counts sharks and rays. They count on her, too.

A retired grandmother of four in landlocked Mount Vernon, Ohio holds the distinction of being the top volunteer for the […]

Mosquitofish are a thing, find out more on TikTok

Mosquitofish are a thing, find out more on TikTok

Forty seconds is all Tanja Zerulla needed to explain her biology research to thousands of people — some scientists but […]

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Biscayne Bay at a critical tipping point

Scientists in the FIU Institute of Environment were first to respond to the unprecedented fish kills and algal blooms recently […]

FIU@Home: Create a food chain mobile

FIU@Home: Create a food chain mobile

Hannah Velasco contributed to this article. During FIU’s Camp Inspire, campers learned about ecosystems and food chains. Counselor-In-Training, Hannah Velazco […]

If there’s an ocean, chances are there are sharks

If there’s an ocean, chances are there are sharks

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Yannis Papastamatiou grew up thinking Britain was not a great place to be […]

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Bracken-Grissom appointed assistant director of Coastlines and Oceans Division

Heather Bracken-Grissom has made groundbreaking scientific contributions. Known for her expertise in evolution, biodiversity and conservation of marine animals and […]