Dr. Joaquin Nunez joins Biology Faculty

new faculty member outside in a deck overlooking the mountains

The UVM biology department warmly welcomes Dr. Joaquin Nunez as the newest faculty member to hop on board. Born in Havana, Cuba, Dr. Nunez grew up in Bogota, Colombia, for most of his childhood before moving to the United States in his later teenage years. Dr. Nunez completed an associate’s degree at Miami Dade College and a bachelor’s degree at the University of Miami, where he studied...

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Students looking through microscopes at fruit flies and working closely in the lab.

CURE classes provide undergraduate research opportunities in the Biology Department

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences, known as CURE classes, are a unique feature of our Biology department curriculum. These classes give students a real research experience in a classroom setting, and each course is based around the professor’s personal research interests.

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Lucas Leon places samples into a centrifuge.

Interns Lucas Leon and Brian Boyle Identify Proteins and Further Biomedical Research

Meet the Proteomics Facility’s Spring 2023 interns, Lucas Leon and Brian Boyle. Lucas is a junior Biology major at UVM and Brian is a senior Biochemistry major. The pair work at the Proteomics Core Facility, where Lucas started his internship last fall and Brian joined the team this spring.

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