The philosophy of the Biology Department is to create an environment in which many areas of biology are represented, and interactions with a diverse group of colleagues provide opportunities to broaden your thinking and make connections between different fields and scientific approaches.

Upcoming Events

How Evolution and Environment Shape Cancer

Michael Hochberg, Ph.D. | University of Montpellier, Santa Fe Institute
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levine Building

Evolutionary theory explains why metazoan species are largely protected against the negative fitness effects of cancers. Nevertheless, cancer is observed across a range of species and…


Hollie Putnam, Ph.D., University of Rhode Island
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building

The Evolution of Life in the Urban Jungle

Marc Johnson, Ph.D., University of Toronto
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building