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About The Department of Biology

Our renowned faculty has diverse research interests, including molecular, developmental, cell, ecological and evolutionary biology. Interdisciplinary by nature, we are housed amongst members of the Chemistry and Physics department in Regents Hall, a beautiful, state of the art science facility that opened in 2012.

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Chair of The Department of Biology

Dr. Mark Rose joined Georgetown University from Princeton University to become the Paduano Distinguished Professor of Biology in January 2017.  In November, 2017 he stepped up to become the Chair of Biology. In 2020 Dr. Mark Rose was re-elected as the chair by the faculty of the department of Biology.

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Biology News

Dr. Peter Marra is working to Care for Our Common Home!

April 22nd, 2022

Georgetown University cherishes several key values that capture our commitment to doing good, both for others and for the environment. As we celebrate Earth Day this week, our value of “Care for Our…