Advancing knowledge on archaea

An open-source data platform for researchers studying archaea is paving the way for new insights and educational opportunities.

Yun Ding Faculty Spotlight

Read a short interview with our newest faculty Member Dr. Yun Ding.

A message from the Department of Biology

“The horrific killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many others have shocked and saddened us all.

Illuminating interactions between decision-making and the environment

With a unifying model based in game theory, Andrew Tilman, Joshua Plotkin, and Erol Akçay of the School of Arts and Sciences inform dynamics in fields as diverse as ecology and economics.


Yun Ding, Assistant Professor of Biology, studies the courtship behavior of fruit flies to learn how genes and brains evolve to change animal behaviors.