Collaboration

collaboration

Collaboration

Building a diverse multidisciplinary community of researchers and educators

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Graduate & Undergraduate programs.

Biochemistry
The Biochemistry faculty investigate the function of macromolecular protein and nucleic acid “machines” Learn More >
Computational Biology
Computational Biology faculty model the dynamics, structures, and evolution of macromolecules and biochemical reactions Learn More >
Cell Biology
Our Cell Biology faculty study the processes and diseases associated with intracellular organelles and cellular processes Learn More >
Developmental Biology
The Developmental Biology faculty use model organisms to understand how genes coordinate events during animal development Learn More >
Ecology
Faculty in Ecology investigate how microbes, plants, and animals respond to their environments Learn More >
Evolution
Evolution at all levels of organization are studied by the faculty in evolutionary biology Learn More >
Genetics
The Genetics faculty use model systems to define how gene function orchestrates cellular events and animal physiology Learn More >
Microbiology
Our Microbiology faculty study how pathogenic microbes and viruses infect and replicate in their hosts Learn More >
Molecular Biology
Understanding events involving DNA, RNA, and protein “factories” represent the focus of the Molecular Biology faculty Learn More >
Plant Biology
Plant Biology faculty study plant growth, microbial defense systems, and the interactions between plants and their environments Learn More >
Science Education
Our Science Education faculty facilitate an understanding of modern biology in the classroom and through outreach programs Learn More >
Structural Biology
The Structural Biology faculty visualize how protein and nucleic acid complexes assemble and catalyze biological processes Learn More >

News

Apr
09
Dr. Tony Bledsoe elected to the Board of Trustees of the Audubon Society of Western PA More>
Aug
20
Faculty Search for Positions in Ecology and Evolution More>
Aug
21
Faculty Search for Positions in Computational Biology More>
Sep
01
Department welcomes new faculty member, Prof. Cori Richards-Zawacki More>

Events

Sep
04
Graduate Student Sam Estabrooks to speak More>
Sep
04
Annual Department Kick-off Meeting More>
Sep
11
Graduate Student Aletheia Atzinger to speak More>
Sep
18
2015 Department Retreat at PLE More>
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