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    About Biology

    The Department of Biology is located in Regents Hall, Reiss Science Building, and labs on Observatory Hill.

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    We are a community of faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and administrative staff.

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    We investigate the behavior of organisms, cells and molecules in the laboratory and field, and by using modeling and computational approaches.

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    Undergraduate Programs

    The Department of Biology offers four majors and a minor for undergraduate study.

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    Graduate Program

    The graduate experience includes cutting-edge research, learning how to teach, and opportunities for mentoring.

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    The Department of Biology offers many classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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    Affiliated Programs

    The Department of Biology is associated with other programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Biology in the News

Sarah Waye Undergraduate Sarah Waye (C '15) recently received a Goldwater Scholarship.  She is a neurobiology major and wants to both teach and conduct research in the future.  Building on the research she has done in Christopher Albanese’s lab, Waye is looking ahead to doctoral programs in stem cell and regenerative biology.

Discovering a Career in Science

Department of BiologyBox 571229Reiss Science Building, Room 406Washington D.C. 20057-1229Phone: (202) 687.6247Fax: (202)

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