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Department of Biology Fall Retreat, October 9, 2017

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

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Our graduate program is designed to foster advanced biological research.

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  • August 9, 11:30 a.m.
    Cara Brand

    “The evolutionary genetics of recombination and segregation in Drosophila 

    Hutchison 473
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University Remembers Henry A. Ward and Highlights the Current Ward Project

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Audrey Goldfarb ’19 a recipient of the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, one of the most prestigious undergraduate awards given in the sciences

May 7, 2018

Allen Chen ’19 and Audrey Goldfarb ’19 are the University’s 2018 recipients of the ...


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Tara Finegan

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Broadly, I am interested in how cells behave in the context of tissues and how cells act collectively to build and maintain tissue structures... Read more >

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