Welcome to the Department of Biology at Georgetown University!

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Check out our recruiting labs for the fall of 2021!

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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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About the 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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You Can Find The Department of Biology Seminar Series Now on Video!

Couldn’t make it to one of our amazing departmental seminars? Not a problem! Watch presentations from renowned researchers and speakers on our website.



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