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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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  • Murad
    Murad Mamedov (COL '10) Recognized as 2019 Michelson Prize Winner!

    Congratulations to Biology alumnus, Murad Mamedov (COL '10), who has recently been rewarded the 2019 Michelson Prizes from The Michelson Medical Research Foundation and the Human Vaccines Project! Mamedov is receiving $150,000 for his research using gene-editing technologies to understand an important set of immune cells, which may provide insight into the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infectious and non-communicable diseases.

  • Dr. Jeff at talkshow
    Dr. Huang featured as a special guest for an interview with RealTalk MS!

    Dr. Jeffery Huang is featured as a special guest for an interview with RealTalk MS. Huang talks about starting his journey with Multiple Scoliosis as a Ph.D. student well as his current investigations into how oligodendrocytes regenerate after injury. His lab is focused on animal models of MS.

  • Julie and Agnes
    This year two of the three valedictorians in the College are majors in the Biology Department!

    Two of this year's valedictorians - Julie Bevilacqua (BGH) and Agnes Donnelly (Neuro) - are receiving majors from the Biology Department. In addition to academic honors from the College, both also received the Taylor-Weber Award from the Department.

  • students awarded
    Four Biology majors recognized!

    Of the 70+ research projects that were on display at the NHS Undergraduate Research Conference, four of our very students were recognized! Congratulations to the following: Best Poster Presentation: Emma Nedell (C’20) Excellence in Poster Presentation: Zachary Susswein (C’20) Excellence in Oral Presentation: Julie Bevilacqua (C’19) Rising Research Award: Ian Yannuzzi (C’21)