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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 - Nilima Walunjkar

“Genetic basis of interspecific thermal divergence in Saccharomyces” Register online for this event

Friday, September 18 3:00pm
Biology Donut Talk -  Andrew Gordus

"Untangling the web of behaviors employed in spider orb weaving" Register online for this event

Monday, September 21 12:00pm
Biology E2G2 Seminar - Jeremy Summers

“The realized impacts of dispersal in the Florida Scrub-Jay” Click here to register for this event.

Friday, September 25 3:00pm
Biology Donut Talk -  Michelle Starz-Gaiano

“Genetic regulation and the influence of tissue structure on cytokine signaling and collective cell migration in Drosophila” Register online here.

Monday, September 28 12:00pm

Recent Events

Biology Donut Talk - Michael Lampson

Monday, September 14, 2020

Biology E2G2 Seminar - Emery Longan

Friday, September 11, 2020

Biology E2G2 Seminar - Omid Saleh Ziabari

Friday, September 4, 2020

Canceled: Biology PhD Thesis Defense

Thursday, April 2, 2020

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