Research and discovery are the hallmarks of an academic experience in Biological Sciences at the University of Denver. Undergraduate and graduate students work side-by-side with a faculty mentors.
Undergraduates may choose from five majors and two specialty concentrations. These options reflect the diverse applications and career opportunities for students of the life sciences.
Graduate students in the MS and PhD programs perform original research in their chosen field beginning in the first year. Curriculum and research options are selected either in Cell & Molecular Biology or Ecology & Evolution.
The intellectual growth and achievements of our students are fostered by distinguished faculty who are committed to both teaching and scholarship. The collective endeavors of our students and faculty are supported by state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms.
Schedule for Undergraduate Honors/Distinction - Spring 2015
Visit the Biology Undergraduate Handbook for submission, revision, and poster dates for Spring 2015
Seminars - Mondays at 4:00 pm in Olin 105 unless otherwise indicated
Apr 27 - Graduate Student Presentations - "Ancestral function of alpha-catenin related proteins and their role in the evolution of multicellularity" - Jennyfer Mora Cristancho and "Assessing the neuroprotective and therapeutic properties of anthocyanins in vitro and in a mouse model of ALS" - Aimee Winter
May 4 - Daniela Vergara - CU-Boulder
May 11 - Faten Taram and Elizabeth Barnes - Graduate student presentations
May 18 - Darrell Killian - Colorado College