Majors & Minors
Biology is one of the most popular undergraduate programs at Rochester.
Our graduate program is designed to foster advanced biological research.
We unify the academic and research strengths of the University and its Medical Center.
- "Integrating population genetic models with emerging functional genomic technologies to reveal the rules of proteome evolution"March 11, 2024 — NoonHutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
- "Population Genomic Footprints of Adaptation, Old and Young"March 14, 2024 — 3:30 p.m.Computer Studies Bldg, Room 209
- "From nucleotides to phenotypes: molecular evolution in extinct and extant seals"March 18, 2024 — NoonHutchison Hall, Room 140, Lander Auditorium
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Two University of Rochester students have been named recipients of the Beckman Scholars Program, an ...
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Printing plant-based pharmaceuticals—without plants
Rochester undergraduates developed a 3D-bioprinting system to replicate chemicals found in plants, including those endangered by climate change.Continue Reading
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
The Department of Biology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe it is our responsibility to redress inequities present in our department and to foster a community in which every member feels welcome, safe, and appreciated.