Jazmyne holding urchin April 2019: Biology Graduate Student Jazmyne Gill has been awarded the AAUW Career Development Grant!  Congratulations, Jazmyne!
Katherine Johnson March 2019: Its Women's History Month! Join the School of Science and Technology in presenting "Women in STEM", a month long celebration with a variety of presentations, and events featuring women in science.
October 2018: The Department of Biology is proud to present the critically acclaim documentary, "The Beaver Believers" on Tuesday, October 9th at 7:00 pm in Darwin 103.

Welcome to the Department of Biology!

The Department of Biology offers a dynamic learning environment, exciting research and training opportunities and intensive mentoring of students at all levels. Our faculty are not only dedicated educators but also active scholars who engage in primary research to address diverse topics in the biological sciences.

The overall mission of our undergraduate and graduate programs is to educate the next generation of scholars, professionals and citizens so that they are prepared to meet the biological, environmental and technological challenges of the future.

Areas of educational and research activities include ecology, conservation and evolutionary biology, genetics, molecular and cell biology, and physiology.

Please feel free to contact any of the department faculty or staff if you have questions about our programs.

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All of the photos and videos on this site were taken by the following faculty, staff and students: Gaby Arango, Brennan Chin, Michael Cohen, Christina Collins, Rosemary Galten, Kandis Gilmore, Julia Graham, Shannon Healy, Shannon Lee, Joseph Lin, Dena Peacock, Nathan Rank and Mackenzie Zippay.