2024 Archives

May 29, 2024
  • ECU Biology

Dr. Anne Bunnell selected as a recipient of the Board of Governor’s Distinguished Professor of Teaching Award

The Department of Biology is very proud to share the news that Dr. Anne Bunnell, Teaching Assistant Professor, was selected to be a recipient of the Board of Governor’s Distinguished...

Apr 12, 2024
  • ECU Biology

Xiaoping Pan, Biology Professor, Presented with Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity

The Department of Biology is so incredibly proud of Dr. Xiaoping Pan who was recently awarded ECU’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity. Dr. Pan’s work...

Apr 03, 2024
  • ECU Biology

Congratulations to the 2024 Robert H. Wright Award Recipients

ECU’s Alumni Association recently announced the five recipients for the Robert H. Award. This distinguished honor is bestowed upon undergraduate seniors at ECU, recognizing their exceptional academic achievements, dedication to...

Mar 21, 2024
  • ECU Biology

Heartfelt Thank You to Pirate Nation

Dear Supporters of the Department of Biology, We are overwhelmed with gratitude as we reflect on the generosity and support shown by our Pirate Nation community during the recent Pirate...

Mar 20, 2024
  • ECU Biology

Pirate Nation Gives

Today we celebrate Pirate Nation Gives! Support ECU’s Department of Biology during our annual “Pirate Nation Gives” fundraising event today on March 20, 2024. Pirate Nation Gives is a 24-hour...

Jan 18, 2024
  • ECU Biology

ECU’s BS Biochemistry program awarded with ASBMB Accreditation

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) recently reviewed and approved a request for the accreditation of ECU’s BS in Biochemistry degree. ASBMB has accredited more than 100...

Dec 20, 2023
  • ECU Biology

Two ECU Undergraduates receive travel award from the Genetics Society of America

Two Harriot College undergraduates, Ms. Lindsay Swain (B.S. Biology, B.S. Public Health December 2023) and Mr. William “Gage” Outlaw (B.S. Biology, anticipated May 2024) recently received the Victoria Finnerty Award...

Dec 19, 2023
  • ECU Biology

Biology faculty published book on the natural history of Earth’s ancient lakes

Dr. Jeff McKinnon (Biology) recently published a book entitled Our Ancient Lakes: A Natural History with MIT Press. This is a wonderful book that relays the interesting natural history of...