Biology is fundamental to our changing world. The 21st century challenge for our students, our scholars, and the greater society is to understand our place in this changing world and to create fundamental knowledge for informed policies, economies, and social structure.

Upcoming Events

Neurobiology of Social Behavior

Catherine Dulac, Harvard University
- | virtual

Seminar with Catherine Dulac

Harvard University

Host: Nick Betley

Ocean Epidemics From Foundation to Keystone Species

Drew Harvell, Cornell University
- | virtual

Seminar with Drew Harvell

Cornell University

Host: Katie Barott


PLEASE NOTE: this event will be virtual. Zoom link will be provided at time of event.


The Lysosome in Nutrient Sensing and Cellular Growth Control

Dr. Roberto Zoncu, University of California Berkeley
- | Leidy 10 Auditorium

In order to grow, cells must tightly coordinate biosynthetic processes with catabolic programs. The master regulator, mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) kinase, integrates signals from nutrients,…

Due the COVID-19 epidemic, the University of Pennsylvania has limited on-campus activities. As such, our team will be working remotely until further notice. If you need assistance, please send an email to biology@sas.upenn.edu, and we will happily assist you in a virtual format. For immediate service during normal working hours (M-F, 9am to 5pm) our phones are operational.

Stay safe and take care.

For the most current information regarding the Spring 2021 Semester, please visit: https://coronavirus.upenn.edu/