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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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Molecular Biologist Nina V. Fedoroff '66 Expounds on Importance of GMOs, Science Literacy

Dec 18, 2018, 12:00 AM

In this Q&A interview, former SU Biology and Chemistry major Dr. Nina V. Fedoroff '66 discusses genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and how they can help solve some of the world's most pressing prob...

Parks Lab Gains New Insights into Surface, Acoustic Behaviors of Right Whales

Oct 24, 2018, 12:00 AM

In response to the dwindling number of North Atlantic right whales, researchers in the lab of Associate Professor Susan Parks have conducted a major study of the surface and acoustic behaviors of righ...