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Expanding our education mission to various demographics of the greater Rochester community

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Department of Biology Fall Retreat, October 17-18, 2016

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Majors & Minors

Biology is one of the most popular undergraduate programs at Rochester.

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Graduate Studies

Our graduate program is designed to foster advanced biological research.

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We unify the academic and research strengths of the University and its Medical Center.

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  • July 17, 12:00 p.m.
    Dr. Tracey Baas

    URBEST: School of Medicine and Dentistry and River Campus

    Hutchison Hall, Room 473
  • July 31, 12:00 p.m.
    Dr. Katherine Schaefer

    Supporting the BIO Student in 'Writing Up Research'

    Hutchison Hall, Room 473
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June 21, 2017

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John Jaenike spotlighted by The Scientist for work on e-book

June 19, 2017

On a clear, cool day in mid-September back in 2012,  John Jaenike and Thomas Werner maneuvered ...

High schoolers come face-to-face with fruit flies

May 25, 2017

Fifteen ninth graders from Rochester’s East High School experienced science at its most exciti ...


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Tian Zhang

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The Ghaemmaghami Lab

I work in the Ghaemmaghami Lab. Our laboratory studies the mechanisms of protein folding and degradation within cells. My research uses isotopic labeling and mass spectrometry-based methodology to .... Read more >

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