We’re conducting research to address some of the biggest challenges of our time and training the next generation. From coral reefs in the Florida Keys to airboats in the Everglades to tropical rainforests around the world, we are breaking new ground in the field and in the lab. We provide training and research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of biological disciplines.
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From large marine mammals to microscopic organisms, our faculty are working on every level to solve pressing issues and better understand the world around us.
The Simons Foundation’s Life Sciences division and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative are jointly [...]
An international team led by FIU ecologist Jason Vleminckx is shedding light on how trophic interactions shape community assembly in tropical forests.
FIU boasts many facilities — on the Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Biscayne Bay Campus and beyond — that are essential for conducting biological research.
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