There are several overlapping sets of policies governing graduate students in the Biological Sciences Division, including those from university, divisional, and program-specific sources. On this page you will find general University information about graduate student policies, including information about the Office of Research Safety. Information specifically for BSD students requires a CNet login. Use the tabs at left to navigate this section.
In 2006, paleontologist Neil Shubin discovered fossils of Tiktaalik roseae, the missing evolutionary link between fish and the first animals that waddled out of water onto land 375 million years ago. Shubin’s key discovery advanced evolutionary biology, and his best-selling book and television series sparked popular interest in the subject.