Explore the world of biology
Build scientific creativity. Design experiments and answer real-world questions.
Clone a gene. Be the first person in the world to discover and publish its sequence.
Test water quality. Collect water samples from the Rock River Lagoon.
Make kimchee. Discover how well different recipes encourage fermentation.
Program a robot. Compare brains and computers.
Biology students become engaged citizens of the world by applying biological principles and methods to real world problems.
If designer and biologist Aaron Nesser’11 has his way, your next pair of tennis shoes won’t last thousands of years in a landfill.
Life after pandemic: Lessons from post-mortality crisis Germans
This summer Gabrie Simmons ’22, biology major and Spanish minor, participated in the Pakula Biomedical Fellowship. She worked with anthropology professor, Leslie Williams to examine the prevalence of periodontal disease in response to stress caused by the Black Death in Germany.more