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News and Announcements

Category: Biology

snowing on campus

Winter Services and Calendar

Thanksgiving to the Opening of Spring 2021 Semester

Meiyin Wu collecting data and samples at a nearby lake

Dr. Meiyin Wu Joins Expert Team Within NJDEP

Dr. Wu is a Professor in the Biology department, and is the Director of the New Jersey Center for Water Science and Technology

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Why start from scratch when Mother Nature has already gone to work on Liberty State Park interior?

An opinion piece by Frank Gallagher, Claus Holzapfel and Jennifer Krumins published on NJ.com

Gilman Grant recipients

Montclair State Students Earn Prestigious Study Abroad Scholarship

Both students hope to study in South Korea when travel restrictions are lifted

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Marine Heatwaves Damage Ocean Forests

A new study reveals that intensifying marine heatwaves are driving the loss of kelp forests at their warm range edges on both sides of the North Atlantic.

Dr. Galster teaching a class

New and Updated Programs for Fall 2020

CSAM will be adding, updating, and partnering with various programs this Fall

Ann Muthee

From EMT to Essential Worker

Biology Major and Frontline Healthcare Worker Exhibits Outstanding Dedication During COVID-19 Outbreak

Julia Dondero working in the lab at LabCorp

Acing the Test

Montclair State alumna helps develop critical at-home self-collection kit for LabCorp’s COVID-19 diagnostic test

Hassan Kashif and Zaki Tahir with their Dr. Floss prototype

Biology and Math Students Take First Place in Feliciano Pitch Contest

Junior biology major Hassan Kashif and freshman mathematics major Zaki Tahir created Dr. Floss, a one-time-use, eco-friendly device that enables buyers to floss all of their teeth simultaneously.

Alorah Bliese being awarded best student oral presentation

Biology student wins best oral presentation at international jellyfish conference

Alorah Bliese, a Marine Biology and Coastal Sciences MS student, won the award at the 6th International Jellyfish Conference in South Africa.

Dr. Wu with her PhD students

Dr. Meiyin Wu appointed to NJDEP Ecological Processes Standing Committee

The Science Advisory Board (SAB), which the Ecological Processes Committee is a part, provides independent peer review and advice on scientific and technical issues relevant to the DEP’s mission.

Sign posted along Greenwood Lake warning of dangerous algae bloom

Professor discusses algae bloom in nearby lakes