Student Job – Protein Chemistry and Automated X-ray Crystallography

The Biophysical and Biochemistry Instrumentation Facility (PBIF) jointly with the Macromolecular Crystallography Facility (CAF) are seeking a highly talented and motivated undergraduate student preferably freshmen or sophomore to perform several tasks related to the daily functioning of both facilities such as: automated and manual dispensing of commercial screens, crystallography screenings, sample preparation and measurement, routine checking of instrumentation and general organization in both facilities. Students who aim to pursue either a PhD program or industry position after college are very encouraged to apply.

PBIF and CAF are located into Simon Hall building and they receive hundreds of users monthly. Both are equipped with state-of-art instrumentation facilitating research for many groups in Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry Departments. Experience in the instrumentation is not expected, however motivation and multi-tasks skills are very welcome. Also, some computational skills are preferred such as: Microsoft Office use and Dream Weaver experience. Working hours are completely flexible but a total of 10 hours per week are expected to perform satisfactorily the job. Salary is commensurate with experience.

If you are interested in gaining experience in cutting-edge technologies in Protein Chemistry and Biophysical Instrumentation do not hesitate to apply.  A one-page resume summarizing your skills and motivation should be emailed to Dr. Giovanni Gonzalez-Gutierrez at For further information about the facilities visit the webpages and .

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College Mall Veterinary Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Assistant!

College Mall Veterinary Hospital, Bloomington, IN has an immediate opening for a part-time veterinary assistant.


Assist Veterinarian and Veterinary Technician during appointments/treatments

-Prepare exam room

-Restrain animal during examination

-Gather any medication

-Discharge patient to front desk

-Clean exam room

-Nail Trims, anal glands, blood draws, ear cleaning, etc.

Part-time; Evenings and weekends required. Salary $9/hour

If interested, please contact Irene Fox, Hospital Manager at

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How BIOL-L 410 (Spring 2018) counts for Biology majors

BIOL-L 410 Topical Issues in Biology with topic Genetics of Behavior

Prof. Dan Tracey |  3 credit hours  | Prerequisites: BIOL-L 111, BIOL-L 112, BIOL-L 113, and BIOL-L 211

BIOL-L 410 with topic Genetics of Behavior counts this way for Biology majors:

  • Biology BA: counts as upper-level lecture
  • Standard Biology BS: counts as upper-level lecture
  • Biology BS with Area of Concentration in Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics: counts as an Advanced Skills lecture
  • Biology BS with Area of Concentration in Biology of Disease: not approved for this concentration. Consult Biology advisor before taking this course.
  • Biology BS with Area of Concentration in Integrative and Organismal Biology: not approved for this concentration. Consult Biology advisor before taking this course.

Please email with any questions about how this course would count for you.

Enrollment in BIOL-L 311 for Spring 2018 has been TEMPORARILY paused

Enrollment has been temporarily paused for BIOL-L 311 Genetics in Spring 2018. Discussion sections will be added to this course in the registration system, and then enrollment will be opened again. We don’t know exactly when the course will be opened for enrollment, but we hope it will be by next Monday, October 23. We will post an alert on our BioBlog when it’s open again. You can follow this BioBlog and get an email notification every time we post anything. Or you can simply keep trying to enroll in BIOL-L 311, and once the course is ready, it will let you enroll.

We apologize for the inconvenience to the students with enrollment appointments on October 20 and 23.