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

Cortical Dysfunction and Social Behavior

Gloria Choi, Ph.D., MIT
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building

Viral infection during pregnancy has been correlated with increased frequency of neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), in offspring. This phenomenon has been…

Incorporating productive primary literature and paper discussions in biology courses with Dr. Mike Lampson and Dr. Dustin Brisson

- | Levin 111

Biology department Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) workshops provide the opportunity for graduate students and postdocs to discuss a variety of teaching topics and pedagogy with faculty in our department.…


Nancy Knowlton, Ph.D., Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building