Points of Pride

The UIS Biology program is proud of:Transmission Microscope at UIS

Great People:

  • Exemplary Faculty
  • Outstanding Students
    • Angela (McCauley) George
    • Hannan Zahid has been accepted into Podiatry school at Kent State University
    • Justin Sawyer will be attending SIU School of Medicine Fall 2015
    • Graduate students Logan Benedict (Advisors – Drs. Michael Lemke and Keenan Dungey), Melissa Benedict (Advisor – Dr. A. Maria Lemke) and Clayton Buss (Advisors – Drs. Hua Chen and Amy McEuen) presented their thesis research at the Seventh Midwest-Great Lakes Society for Ecological Restoration Chapter Meeting in Chicago, March 27-29, 2015.
  • Successful Alumni
    • What our Biology Students are saying

Scanning Electron Microscope at UIS

Great Facilities:

  • Fully-stocked Greenhouse
  • Transmission Microscope (above)
  • Scanning Electron Microscope (right)
  • DNA Sequencer (below)
  • State-of-the-art Laboratories and Equipment
  • The Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon DNA Sequencer at UIS
  • Photograph Facilities (2 dark rooms, macro- and microphotographic equipment)
  • The following Molecular Biology equipment:
    • -80° C freezer
    • temperature-controled incubators
    • laminar-flow hoods
    • horizontal agarose-gel electrophoresis
    • vertical polyacryalmide gel electrophoresis
    • pulsed-field gel electrophoresis
    • thermocycle
  • Quality light microscopes (polarizing, phase, fluorescence)
  • Spectrophotometers (UV, infared, visible, atomic)
  • Sampling equipment (aquatic and terrestrial habitats)
  • Gas Chromatography & Mass Spectrophotometry
  • Ultracentrafuges
  • Array of organic and biochemistry analysis equipment
  • The following Research Laboratories:
    • Aquatic Ecology
    • Botany
    • Cell Biology
    • Electron Microscopy
    • Microbial Ecology
    • Molecular Biology

Great Opportunities: