Students on the Large Lakes Observatory Research Vessel the Blue Heron are examining sediment brought up from the depths of Lake Superior.

A Strong Network

This program is diverse and involves people from across UMD to support the efforts of our students, ensure they can purse their interests and provide a solid foundation of expertise and knowledge.

Here are the main UMD departments and units the IBS Program interacts with:

Department of Biology

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Department of Mathematics & Statistics

College of Pharmacy - Duluth

School of Medicine - Duluth

School of Medicine - Twin Cities

Environmental Protection Agency - Mid-Continent Ecology Division (Duluth)

Large Lakes Observatory (Duluth)

Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) (Duluth)