Take a Virtual Tour of Our Graduate Program!
February 4, 2021 - Meet faculty and PhD students who explain why the University of Rochester is an ideal choice for your graduate education.Learn More
Congratulations Class of 2020!
May 15th, 2020 - The Department of Biology virtually conferred degrees to two hundred and twenty majors in the Undergraduate Program in Biology and Medicine (UPBM).Learn More
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 genomics, physiology and behavior: Exploring adaptive responses to dynamic environments"December 2, 2022 — 3 p.m.Lander Auditorium - Hutchinson 140
- “Investigating molecular mechanisms of microcephaly: What the fruit fly can tell us about human disease”December 5, 2022 — NoonLander Auditorium - Hutchinson 140
- "Embryos organize their nutrient reserves to facilitate development"December 13, 2022 — 12:45 p.m.
Undergraduate students on Rochester’s International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team ...
Maria Castaño, a third-year PhD student at the University of Rochester in the lab of Al Uy, a p ...
Associate Professor in the Department of Biology Anne S. Meyer is collaborating with Marine Microbio ...
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Birds of a feather flock together?
Maria Castaño, a third-year PhD student in biology, studies populations of birds to understand the processes that lead to the creation of new species.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.