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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.

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Our programs are designed to provide the finest education in biological principles and their applications.

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Our undergraduate program provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in professional settings, as citizens, and as caretakers of life on Earth. Our graduate program offers students of diverse backgrounds the opportunity to conduct intensive research in the biological sciences and contribute to the broader scientific community.

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Our seminar series has been a token of dedication from faculty and guest speakers that can enrich and can help inspire future biologists.

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Our programs are designed to provide the finest education in biological principles and their application.

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Explore and examine the breadth of hard work of our students in becoming experts in their careers.

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Bergeline NguemwoTentokam Earns Award for Parasitology Research at Woods Hole Conference

Bergeline NguemwoTentokam, a PhD student in Georgetown University’s Microbiology and Immunology Department’s Singer Lab, has been recognized for her outstanding research on Giardia duodenalis, a…

May 22, 2024

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Georgetown Biology Graduate Student Tackles Global Health Challenges Through Research

Isabel Powell (C’24) isn’t your typical college graduate. Her time at Georgetown University hasn’t been confined to classrooms, but rather a journey around the world conducting public health…

May 16, 2024

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Dr. Lauren Yap Earns Top Honors at GUMC Graduation

(Photo by Charles Siwinski) Former Neurobiology major Lauren Yap, now Dr. Yap, graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine (GUMC) this past May with a double dose of prestigious…

March 25, 2024

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