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Our dynamic and award-winning faculty—from around the globe—mentor tomorrow's scientists, while also conducting research that is highly relevant to today's most significant questions in the biological sciences.

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The 230,000 sq. ft. Life Sciences Complex and its modern facilities—including a confocal microscope and five climate-controlled greenhouses—provide valuable tools for research and discovery, helping our faculty stay on the cusp of leading developments in the field of biology.

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The Biology undergraduate program is top-rate and flexible. Interested undergraduates also have opportunities for research and field work. Biology faculty advisors provide one-on-one guidance to MS and PhD students as they explore and refine their research interests.

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Dr. Arvid Agren, Harvard University

Oct 22, 2018, 12:00 PM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

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Latest News

Professor James Hewett Appointed Director of Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute

Jul 6, 2018, 12:00 AM

College of Arts & Sciences Dean Karin Ruhlandt has appointed Associate Professor James Hewett as the new director of the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute (FNSSI).   ...

Professor Sandra Hewett Receives NIH Diversity Grant

Jul 5, 2018, 12:00 AM

Professor Sandra Hewett has been awarded an NIH grant for a research supplement to promote diversity. This supplement will support the research of recent graduate Regina Catague '18 for one year in Sa...