Biology at F&M
Biology is an exciting, expanding discipline offering a broad and advancing frontier between the known and the undiscovered.
Through the links on this page, you will be able to explore the majors available to students at F&M who are interested in the biological sciences, as well as learn more about the department’s faculty and our research interests. We are excited to have students work with us in the lab or the field, and we welcome your questions about the department, our curricula, our resources, and our research.
Students pursuing the Neuroscience and the Animal Behavior majors through the BFB program make significant contributions to our collective understanding of the nervous system and behavior through biomedical and non-invasive behavioral research and course work.Read More
Bioinformatics is a new and rapidly-expanding field at the intersection of biology, chemistry, computer science, and applied mathematics. The Bioinformatics program at F&M represents a collaboration between the Biology and Computer Science departments, and students interested in bioinformatics can follow a joint major to attain a degree in the...Read More
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On April 19 in the Frey Atrium of the Life Sciences & Philosophy Building, 40 juniors and seniors presented during the annual Biology Elective Poster Session.Read More
Senior biochemistry major Daniyal Tariq manipulated the heme pocket of a gas-binding protein with an unnatural amino acid to address the question: can water get into the pocket or just gases?Read More
F&M senior Ronni Higger is at home in a local elementary school classroom, where she spends several hours a week as a science teaching intern.Read More