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Department of Biology

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The University of Rochester’s Department of Biology has long been recognized as a leader in genetics research. While our faculty and students are united by a common interest in genetics, we address questions spanning a wide range of topics in cell, development, and evolutionary biology.

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River Campus Academic

Upcoming Events

Biology E2G2 Seminar - Laurence Packer

Laurence Packer of York University will give a presentation on “The biogeography of extreme bees in extreme environments."

Friday, January 24 3:00pm
Biology E2G2 Seminar - Felix Beaudry

University of Toronto, “Patterns in sex chromosome evolution: Insights from plants”

Friday, February 7 3:00pm
Biology E2G2 Seminar - Robert DeSalle

American Museum of Natural History, “What’s wrong with the base of the tree of metazoa?”

Friday, February 14 3:00pm
Biology Donut Talk - Robert DeSalle

American Museum of Natural History, “The accidental homo sapiens”

Monday, February 17 12:00pm
Biology E2G2 Seminar - Corrie Moreau

Cornell University, “Piecing together the puzzle to understand the evolution of the ants: Macroevolution to Microbiomes”

Friday, February 28 3:00pm

Recent Events

Biology Donut Talk - Nicole Crown

Monday, December 9, 2019

Biology E2G2 Seminar - Brian Counterman

Friday, December 6, 2019

Biology Donut Talk - Xin Li

Monday, December 2, 2019

Biology E2G2 Seminar - Jacob Landis

Friday, November 22, 2019

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