As a subject, biology covers a lot of ground. Research in our department spans the
full range of organisms (prokaryote and eukaryote, plant and animal, invertebrate
and vertebrate), levels (genetics and biochemistry to physiology and development to
ecology and environment) and evolutionary scales (population to phylum).
Our graduate and research faculty are organized into three broad groups which represent
natural divisions within the department, with responsibilities to organize activities
specifically relevant to the group. The groups are not restrictive; many individual
faculty align with more than one group due to the breadth of their research interests.
Graduate Faculty interests and activities often integrate multiple and diverse research
themes. There is a wide range of research represented within the department, with
faculty members with active interests in each area.