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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Dr. Rahel Nardos ’97will share her story about the people who mentored her and the educational opportunities afforded her when she addresses F&M’s 2019 graduates for the College’s 232nd Commencement...Read More
For those in the pedagogical set, the title, “Is the Classroom Lecture Becoming Extinct or Simply Evolving?” may have raised concern at the April 11 Common Hour, a community discussion conducted...Read More
When Brianna Papoutsis first stepped onto Franklin & Marshall’s campus, she was a bit intimidated. After all, she hadn’t started her classes—yet.Read More