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Department of Biology Retreat, August 21, 2018

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Biology is one of the most popular undergraduate programs at Rochester.

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Seminars

  • January 24, 3:30 p.m.
    Dr. Vincent Lynch

    "On the (im)possibility of elephants"

    Lander Auditorium-Hutchison 140
  • January 28, Noon
    Dr. Kathryn Turner

    "Evolution of invasive plants" 

    Lander Auditorium-Hutchison 140
  • January 31, 3:30 p.m.
    Dr. Daniel Sloan

    "Causes and Consequences of Extreme Mitochondrial Mutation Rates"

    Lander Auditorium-Hutchison 140
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Recent News

Daven Presgraves Explains What Makes A Species Different

January 7, 2019

Most evolutionary biologists distinguish one species from another based on reproductivity: members o ...

Department of Biology Retreat, August 21, 2018

August 21, 2018

On August 21, 2018 the Department of Biology held our annual Department Retreat at the Glen Iris Inn ...

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Cordelia Forkpah

profile imageLaboratory Technician, The Werren Lab

I am currently working in the Werren Lab as a lab technician so apart from working to keep the lab going, I am working on finding the genetic differences in learning and aggregation behavior in Nasonia, a kind of wasp... Read more >


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