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

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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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  • June 25, 12:00 p.m.
    Dr. Katherine Schaefer

    “Making Your Writing Process More Efficient and Effective”

    Hutchison 473
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Recent News

Bob Minckley Says Desert Bees Have a Secret

May 24, 2018

Around the world, there’s a higher proportion of specialist bees in arid environments than in ...

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 ...

Presgraves and Brand discover gene controlling genetic recombination rates

April 23, 2018

Genetics is a crapshoot. During sexual reproduction, genes from both the mother and the father mix a ...


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