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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. Stephen Glatt, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Sep 23, 2019, 12:00 PM

106 Life Sciences Complex (Lundgren Room)

TITLE: Genetic Epidemiology and Architecture of Mental Disorders(HOST:  Dr. Sandra Hewett)...

Dr. Francesca Pignoni, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Sep 30, 2019, 12:00 PM

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Jason Fridley's Work with Ragweed Featured in a Syracuse Story

Aug 30, 2019, 2:00 PM

The Plant Kingdom’s Invaders, published on, features Jason Fridley and his work on how an invasive species may be able to explain more about an environment than native species....

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 ...