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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Senior Lea Senft’s twin passions for wildlife and environmental conservation and her research into public policy recently sent her to a United Nations conference in Bonn, Germany.Read More
At first glance, the large instrument, which has its own room in Franklin & Marshall College’s Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building, appears like an ordinary microscope.Read More
While performing his residency in the operating room, Dr. Austin Williams '07 also conducts research on breast cancer, which he shared with F&M’s science community during a Feb. 21 lecture, “New...Read More