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Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences Gloria Culver spares no effort as she places a hood over towering biology graduate Adam Johnson during the doctoral ceremony. (University photo / J. Adam Fenster)

May 1, 2019

Faculty, staff, and students applaud Professor John Jaenike on teaching his last class after 36 years. John is slated to retire in January of 2020.

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Department of Biology Retreat, August 21, 2018

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Community Engagement

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

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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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Research

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

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Seminars

  • July 15, Noon
    Lindsay Rathbun

    "Shaping tissues through cell division”

    Hutchison Hall, Room 473
  • July 22, Noon
    Moriana M. Garcia & Lindsay Cronk

    “Biology collections under environmental pressure: tweaking the odds to boost survival”

    Hutchison Hall, Room 473
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Recent News

Jennifer Brisson Uncovers Genes that Help Determine if Pea Aphids Get Their Wings

June 17, 2019

Many of an organism’s traits are influenced by cues from the organism’s environment. The ...

Study led by graduate student Jie Luo finds molecular “switch” to prolong survival of prostate cancer

June 14, 2019

Wilmot Cancer Institute scientists believe they have figured out why a commonly used drug to treat l ...

Gloria Culver reappointed Dean of School of Arts & Sciences

May 30, 2019

Gloria Culver has been appointed to a new five-year term as dean of the School of Arts & Sciences. & ...

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Vamsi Kovelakuntla

profile imageGraduate Student, The Meyer Lab

I work in the Meyer lab. We use synthetic biology techniques to engineer bacteria to produce composite materials. We are also developing new methods to combine with 3D bioprinting to produce patterned biologically active materials.... Read more >


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