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The study of life in all its forms.

Biology is the application of scientific principles and procedures to the understanding of living things. The major in biological sciences introduces the student to the art of scientific discovery, and provides an exposure to the full breadth of biological systems, from molecules to ecosystems.

Sample Courses:

Evolution, Organisms and Ecology; Human Genetics; Plant Biology; Microbiology; Animal Physiology; Plant-Animal Interactions; Immunology; Neurobiology



 The Biology Dept. Main Office will be staffed Monday – Friday
9:00am to 12:00pm.

If no one is in the office and you need assistance please feel free to contact any of the persons listed.

Becky Kinney (Administrative Assistant) rebeccakinney@depauw.edu or 812-241-8529.

James Bendix (Department Chair) -jbenedix@depauw.edu

Dana Dudle (Department Co-Chair) - ddudle@depauw.edu

Wendy Tomamichel (Lab Manager) wendytomamichel@depauw.edu


* Please contact instructors directly for questions about your individual courses. *

Commitment to our students remains a top priority. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.