Department of Biological Sciences

Sara Kuebbing Named Ecological Society of America Early Career Fellow

Sara Kuebbing, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Science in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts...
Graham Hatfull standing in front of a wall filled with flasks

Graham Hatfull Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Hatfull led a team that identified and engineered a phage cocktail designed to treat a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient.

Clapp Hall Renovation Awarded LEED Silver Certification

The University of Pittsburgh’s Clapp Hall renovation has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (...
Students in BE STEM lab

BE STEM Center Gets Federal Grant to Boost Diversity in STEM Higher Education

A multidisciplinary Pitt research team is part of network that was recently awarded a $10 million NSF grant to accredit precollege STEM programs and boost college enrollment of underrepresented students.
Graham Hatfull looking at phages in his lab

Hatfull Lab’s Lifesaving Research Efforts Go Viral

Research efforts in Graham Hatfull’s lab involving phages, or viruses that infect bacteria, saved the life of a 15-year-old cystic fibrosis patient in London. His team’s work has drawn international media attention and has been called groundbreaking.

13 Faculty Members Receive Discipline-based Science Education Research Center Leader Award

Congratulations to 13 faculty members in the Natural Sciences Departments in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and...