The Georgetown Biology Experience
Our biology programs go beyond education in the biological sciences, challenging students to engage with research, societal impact, and themes of inclusion and accessibility.About Us
We are seeking applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Microbiology!
In the Department of Biology, you will learn within an interdisciplinary community of researchers, faculty, and students from countries around the world. You’ll engage with different backgrounds, perspectives, and approaches to science.
Our courses will prepare you for a wide range of careers in medicine, research, healthcare, business, education, and policy. Whether applying to medical school or working for the government, our graduates have a deep understanding of biology and the major problems that biologists are working to solve.
Our program provides an opportunity to delve deeply into a research project over the course of a year. Other than classrooms, research projects can be performed in: the laboratory, in the field, on computers, or in conjunction with an internship.
The Department of Biology would like to wish you all health and safety during this challenging time.COVID-19 Resources
Our seminar series has been a token of dedication from faculty and guest speakers that can enrich and can help inspire future biologists.View Our Seminar Series
Georgetown’s Biology program dates back to the first half of the 20th century.Learn More About Our History
Our programs are designed to provide the finest education in biological principles and their application.Publications
Explore and examine the breadth of hard work of our students in becoming experts in their careers.Dissertation Defense
Check out our upcoming dissertations defenses that will occur later this year.
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