RESEARCH AND TEACHING

Biology faculty recognize the complementary roles of teaching and research in educating students. We believe that research is fundamentally important to the growth of the faculty and the teaching vitality of the department.

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Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Science offers coursework in a wide variety of disciplines and boasts many strong, well-funded research programs. 

We serve more than 12,000 students each year in modern facilities with cutting-edge instrumentation, and we emphasize inquiry-based, hands-on instruction. Our department has 37 full-time faculty and more than 900 undergraduate and graduate students.  

 

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Concentrations in ecology/environmental/evolutionary biology, microbiology/molecular biology, organismal/integrative biology and science education

  • Honors curriculum is available

  • Closely affiliated with Southeastern's Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station near Manchac

  • Summer study abroad programs in Costa Rica

 

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Dr. Thomas Weise

 

9 October
Dr. Thomas Weise
Xavier University

 

Title: How dietary supplements, industrial chemicals and pesticides can disrupt hormones and the endocrine system.

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