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Department of Biology

Biofilm formation.

Several IU microbiologists study bacterial multicellular behavior, such as biofilm formation.

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Current News

  • Assistant Professor Jake McKinlay has been presented with IU Bloomington’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for 2016-17. The award celebrates tenure-track faculty working on nationally recognized research or creative programs. [ IU news release ]
  • Cris Ledón-Rettig and Eduardo Zattara (postdocs, Moczek lab) and Professor Armin Moczek reveal how a powerful 'master gene' regulates physical differences between sexes in their paper in Nature Communications. Their first-of-its-kind study helps answer a major question about development and evolution in males versus females. [ IU news release | article ]
  • IU Herbarium’s preserved plant collection enters new era with massive digitization project. [ Inside IU Bloomington article ]
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