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

Seminar with Roger Hanlon


Seminar with Roger Hanlon

Marine Biological Laboratory

Host: Lawrence Rome

How to make a fighting fish: the genetics of domestication of Betta splendens Seminar

Dr. Andres Bendesky, Columbia University

Seminar with Andres Bendesky

Columbia University

Host: Yun Ding

twitter: @bendesky


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/