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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 - Marc Branham

University of Florida, "The evolution of bioluminescent signals in fireflies"

Friday, September 27 3:00pm
Biology Donut Talk - Erica Larson

University of Denver “The evolution of polymorphic hybrid male sterility in house mice”

Monday, September 30 12:00pm
Biology PhD Thesis Defense

Yue Ren, "Regulation of mast cell sub-phenotype and its impact on pulmonary microvasculature structure"

Friday, October 4 12:45pm
Biology Donut Talk -  Kate O'Connor-Giles

Brown University, "Genetic dissection of synapse formation, function, and plasticity"

Monday, October 7 12:00pm
Biology Donut Talk - Joshua Shaevitz

Princeton University, “Self-driven phase transitions in bacterial populations”

Monday, October 14 12:00pm

Recent Events

Biology Donut Talk - Mark Peifer

Monday, September 16, 2019

Biology E2G2 Seminar -- Amy Goldberg

Friday, September 13, 2019

Biology PhD Thesis Defense

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Biology Donut Talk - Isidore Rigoutsos

Monday, September 9, 2019

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