With more than 50 core faculty, the Department of Biological Sciences is conducting research on all seven continents — in the field and in cutting-edge research labs. Our faculty address basic biological questions about how organisms work, develop, interact and evolve.
Experts in all areas of biological sciences are invited to campus to present a research seminar, meet with faculty and students, and tour our academic and research facilities.
Professor Javier Francisco-Ortega conducts his research at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami.
Dr. Joel Trexler is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and the Director of the Marine Sciences Program.