Spring 2020


February 11
Dr. Allison Butteheim

11:30 am - Bonchek Lecture Hall, LSP 142


February 25

Teresa M. Dunn, PhD

11:30 am - Bonchek Lecture Hall, LSP 142


March 10 - CANCELLED

Nancy Jensen Biery, PhD

A Circuitous Path to Precision Medicine


March 31 - CANCELLED

Dr. Anirban Paul

Assistant Professor at Penn State

" The Borne Identity: discovering a biological basis for cell types."

11:30 am - Bonchek Lecture Hall, LSP 142


April 14

Dr. Bill Kier  - CANCELLED

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

11:30 am - Bonchek Lecture Hall, LSP 142


April 21

BIO 110 Speaker - Dr. Isaac Ligocki - CANCELLED

“Life in the Shoal: an integrative look at the relationships between environment, physiology, and behavior.”

11:30 am - Adams Auditorium



Honors Defense Presentations 

11:30 am - Bonchek Lecture Hall, LSP 142

  • Cancelled Bio Seminars
  • Bio Free Hour: Dr. Allison Buttenheim, PhD MBA


F&M Biology Newsletter 2020

The Biology Department at Franklin & Marshall College is pleased to release the 2020 Newsletter. Click below to see what our students, faculty and alumni have been up to!

F&M Biology Department Newsletter 2020

F&M Biology Newsletter 2019

Students in BIO 325 Marine Biology survey invertebrate animals of the sandy beach at Stone Harbor, NJ, in September 2018. 

F&M Biology Newsletter 2019

F&M Biology Newsletter 2018

 F&M BFB Animal Behavior major, Camden McMillan '19, climbed a soaring tulip poplar in front of Old Main on F&M Arbor Day in April with guidance from Assistant Professor of Biology, Sybil Gotsch.

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Biology Newsletter 2017

A National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation Grant provides for a laser-based confocal microscope system for state-of-the-art image capture and analysis.


Biology Newsletter 2016

Prof. Janet Fischer, Kei Norford '18, Molly Lowell '16 and Rebhi Rabah '16 climb an elegant staircase on their way to Lake Oesa in Yoho National Park