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.
All of the photos on this site were taken by the following faculty, staff, students and friends: Gaby Arango, Lisa Bentley, Brennan Chin, Michael Cohen, Christina Collins, Abbey Dias, Belle Ehrmantraut, Megan Gaitan, Julieta Gomez, Rosemary Galten, Kandis Gilmore, Julia Graham, Shannon Healy, David Hua, Lisa Hua, Fran Keller, Shannon Lee, Joseph Lin, Aurora Martinez Ricart, Dena Peacock, Alessandra Phelan-Roberts, Nathan Rank, and Mackenzie Zippay. Contact the Biology Dept. webbuilder if you need more information. 04-30-22