The University of Rochester is a top-tier R1 research institution. The Biology Department’s research and graduate programs are integrated into a world-class life sciences research campus, providing ample opportunities for interactions and collaborations with the adjacent University of Rochester Medical Center.

Research activities in the department are supported by shared resources facilities including Imaging, Proteomics, Genomics, and Flow Cytometry cores.

Research in the department spans across multiple disciplines, including: biochemistry, cell biology, developmental biology, molecular biology, computational biology, evolution, ecology, genetics, and genomics. Specific faculty research interests can be found on the faculty directory pages.