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  • College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Biology


The Department of Biology conducts research, teaching, and service in many areas of the life sciences, including animal behavior, behavioral endocrinology, cell biology, conservation biology, developmental biology, ecology, evolution, molecular biology, physiology, and population biology.  Our graduate program is named Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology (EEOB).  Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in three areas of specialization: Evolutionary Biology, Ecology, and Physiology.  In addition, our faculty and graduate students are affiliated with several interdepartmental graduate programs, including Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology, Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics, Biomedical Sciences, and Neuroscience.  We also offer various opportunities for undergraduate research (click here and here).  Please browse this site to discover more about our department.  You may use the search function in the upper right of this page to find specific items on our web pages.