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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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Christopher Barley, M.D., ’89 Puts Heart and Mind into International Relief Work

Oct 20, 2017, 12:00 AM

After the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, Christopher Barley, M.D., '89 traveled to the country to help provide medical assistance to the injured. In August 2017, a new hospital in Nepal was named in Barley...

Carlos Castañeda Receives ALS Grant

Aug 30, 2017, 12:00 AM

Carlos Castañeda's Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association grant has been recommended for funding....