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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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Biology News

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Biology Professor Martha Weiss recent publoication

Biology Professor Martha Weiss, with her colleagues at The George Washington University and The University of Maryland, recently published a study investigating the ecological impacts of periodical…

November 8, 2023

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Dr. Jeffrey Huang featured in Georgetown’s “Ask a Professor” Series!

This month, Dr. Jeffrey Huang of the Department of Biology was the focus of Georgetown’s ongoing “Ask a Professor” series, a collection of articles and videos highlighting professors and their…

October 25, 2023

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Biology alumnae Chloe Fishman (C ’20) and Olivia Gadson (C ’23) awarded with the NSF GRFP! 

This year, two Georgetown Biology alumnae, Chloe Fishman (C ’20) and Olivia Gadson (C ’23), were awarded with the National Science Foundation’s prestigious research grant for graduate students, the…

October 17, 2023

Guidance related to COVID-19

The Department of Biology would like to wish you all health and safety during this challenging time.

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