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

Hidden Forces: Unconscious Bias at Work

Ralph DeLucia, Associate Director
- | virtual

This program considers how forms of bias are reflected in our prejudicial, stereotypical, and assumptive belief structures that can have a detrimental impact on our academic culture and our interpersonal interactions…

Feedbacks between symbiotic nitrogen fixation and temperature Seminar

Dr. Duncan Menge, Columbia University
- | Leidy 10 Auditorium

Nitrogen plays multiple key roles in climate change. Trees currently absorb about 1/3 of human-caused CO2 emissions, but their ability to continue to do so depends on how much nitrogen they can access. Thus, nitrogen…

Seminar with Dr. Mark Laidre

Dr. Mark Laidre


Seminar with Dr. Mark Laidre

Dartmouth University

Host: Marc Schmidt

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/