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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Inside a Franklin & Marshall biology laboratory, junior Karisa (Yiting) Liu and first-year Ann Medina work with a “fog box,” a perspiring, mist-filled plexiglass container in which a small sycamore...Read More
Franklin & Marshall Professor of Biology Daniel Ardia, whose research focuses on the interactions of birds and mammals in the environment, has been elected president of the Association of Field...Read More
The Endeavor Foundation has awarded Franklin & Marshall College a grant of more than $1.5 million to fund several programs in concert with Lancaster City and the surrounding region that would focus...Read More