The study of life in all its forms.
Faculty / Student Research
Research opportunities are available year-round during the semesters, the 3-week winter term in January, and a 10-week period of summer research.
Several courses benefit from using the Olin Greenhouse.
Buehler Biomedical Imaging Center
Students have the opportunity to learn how to use the Scanning Electron Microscope.
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.
Evolution, Organisms and Ecology; Human Genetics; Plant Biology; Microbiology; Animal Physiology; Plant-Animal Interactions; Immunology; Neurobiology