The study of life in all its forms.
Congratulations to Tan and Seika for receiving a Top Presentation Award at the 2019 Sigma Xi Student Research Conference, Madison, WI. The winning work: “Evolutionary tradeoff in cyanogenic components of White Clover (Trifolium repens)”
The Olin greenhouse is open to visitors Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Visitors can expect to see a wide variety of plants from tropical, fruit bearing and carnivorous plants to cacti and succulents that are housed in the tropical, temperate or desert rooms.
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