Our Focus

May 2014 Newsletter

Biology is the study of life and living things, from single cells to vast ecosystems. At the University of Rochester, the department of biology is united by its interest in genetics and commitment to research.

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Undergraduate Degrees

  • BA in Biology
  • BS in Biochemistry
  • BS in Cell & Developmental Biology
  • BS in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
  • BS in Microbiology
  • BS in Molecular Genetics
  • BS in Neuroscience
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Graduate Degrees

  • PhD
  • MS
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Our Faculty Research

  • Cellular biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Ecology and evolutionary biology
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In the News

South American Ant
Newly Discovered Species of Ant Supports Controversial Theory
August 21, 2014
The findings were published in the journal Current Biology.
Drosophila Melanogaster (Photo credit: Wikipedia/André Karwath)
Biologist Makes Discovery While Studying Drosophila
July 21, 2014
When temperatures drop, this process helps fruit flies cope.
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Upcoming Events

Department of Biology Open House
October 17, 2014
Hutchison 316
As part of the University’s Meliora Weekend, we invite you to learn about what the department has to offer.
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