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Search for life’s secrets, in single cells and across entire ecosystems, in this research-intensive program. From lab-based courses to independent research projects, students collaborate with faculty mentors in a quest for new knowledge. With a broad curriculum, well-equipped labs, and a faculty of wide-ranging expertise, we can accommodate the academic interests and goals of nearly any student.

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Recent News

  • April 18, 2016

    "The Ecology of the Deep Sea: What we have learned from exploration and exploitation" is the subject of the next Biology Seminar, this Friday, April 22. Dr. Erik Cordes of the Department of Biology at Temple University will speak on this topic from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in Room P101 of the Science Complex. Dr. Cordes...

  • October 9, 2015

    Some of the basic methods and procedures utilized in research conducted by Amanda Norvell, PhD, Associate Professor in Biology, were highlighted recently in Drosophila Oogenesis: Methods and Protocols, a book published by Humana Press.

  • September 11, 2015

    Following Wednesday's hot-yet-fun Tri-Beta Peer Mentor Meet and Greet, the remaining dates for Tri-Beta meetings in September have been announced.

  • April 24, 2015

    In the First Annual School of Science Trivia Game, held during Science Week to absolutely and unequivocally determine the Best Department in the School of Science, Biology took home the prize!