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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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Elizabeth McDonald - Biology Master's Defense

May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

ADVISOR:  Dr. Susan Parks...

Yini Li - Biology Ph.D. Defense

May 29, 2018, 9:30 AM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

ADVISOR:  Dr. Eleanor Maine...

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Biotechnology Major Patrick Castle '18 Selected as Finalist for NCAA's Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship

Apr 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

Patrick Castle '18, a senior majoring in biotechnology (...

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Mar 9, 2018, 12:00 AM

Dr. Heather Hirsch '04 recently shared her expertise in menopause management while leading grand rounds at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her life's passion evolved in Syracuse University's College ...