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Department of Biology Fall Retreat, October 9, 2017

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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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  • March 23, 3:00 p.m.
    Dr. Steven A. Frank

    "Mitochondria and male disease; somatic mosaicism; infective dose"

    Hutchison 316
  • March 26, 12:00 p.m.
    Dr. Thomas Lenormand

    "Recombination and the evolution of gene regulation"

    Lander Auditorium - Hutch 140
  • March 30, 3:00 p.m.
    Binshuang Li

    “Unravelling the genomic basis and evolution of the pea aphid male wing dimorphism”

    Hutchison 316
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Recent News

Biology majors Krista Pipho '18 and Isaac Wong '19 compete for the Hult Prize in Singapore

March 9, 2018

Four student teams representing the College and the Simon Business School will compete thi ...

Zhao, Gorbunova, and Seluanov find another piece to the puzzle in naked mole rats’ long, cancer-free life

February 7, 2018

With their large buck teeth and wrinkled, hairless bodies, naked mole rats won’t be winning an ...

Sina Ghaemmaghami Honored with Goergen Award for Teaching Excellence

October 17, 2017

Established in 1997, the award recognizes distinctive teaching accomplishments of faculty in Arts, S ...


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Matthew Johnson

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My current research in the Welte Lab focuses on understanding how lipids are involved in regulating nuclear histone accumulation during early embryogenesis... Read more >

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