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Faculty

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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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Research

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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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Academics

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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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Upcoming Events

Victoria Hull - Biology Master's Defense

Aug 23, 2019, 1:00 PM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

TITLE:  The Effect of Invasive Plants on Soil Microbial Activity in a NY Temperate Forest (ADVISORS:  Dr. Douglas Frank, Dr. Jason Fridley)...

Jacob Penner - Biology Master's Defense

Aug 30, 2019, 9:00 AM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

TITLE:  Variation in Herbivore Effects on Grassland Primary Production: A Test of Three Models (ADVISOR:  Dr. Douglas Frank)...

Latest News

Neuroscience Program Hosts Neuroscience Research Day

Apr 5, 2019, 9:00 AM

SU's Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program hosts the fifth annual SU Neuroscience Research Day on April 5th, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, at the ...

New Grant Program Supports Undergraduate Research, Creative Work with Funding up to $5,000

Feb 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

Syracuse University’s new Undergraduate Research office has opened an extensive new funding program for undergraduates conducting original research or creative work over the summer ($2800), or f...