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  • Douglass at SEM 2014
    Technology

    Students Callum Douglass ’16 and Kate Moody ’17 undertake independent study research using the College’s new JEOL JSM-7100 field emission scanning electron microscope. The new SEM was funded in part with a grant from the Sherman-Fairchild Foundation.

    Technology

    Students Callum Douglass ’16 and Kate Moody ’17 undertake independent study research using the College’s new JEOL JSM-7100 field emission scanning electron microscope. The new SEM was funded in part with a grant from the Sherman-Fairchild Foundation.

  • 242 lab group 2014
    Requirements

    Affectionately called “Cell Hell”, Bio 242 is a shared course experience for Biology, Biological-Chemistry, and Neuroscience majors and is the gateway course for upper level electives.

    Requirements

    Affectionately called “Cell Hell”, Bio 242 is a shared course experience for Biology, Biological-Chemistry, and Neuroscience majors and is the gateway course for upper level electives.

  • Galapagos ST 2014
    Courses

    During Short Term 2014, seventeen Bates students explored the Galapagos Islands retracing Darwin’s footsteps, meeting face-to-face with the local residents, and performing a community-engaged learning project on sea turtle nesting.

    Courses

    During Short Term 2014, seventeen Bates students explored the Galapagos Islands retracing Darwin’s footsteps, meeting face-to-face with the local residents, and performing a community-engaged learning project on sea turtle nesting.


About Biology

The Biology Department at Bates is a vibrant group of teacher-scholars dedicated to instilling in our students a love of biology and respect for the natural world.

Visiting Asst. Professor Allyson Eller discusses the set up of an experiment to determine the effect environmental factors on transpiration in plants with students in Plants and Human Affairs (Bio 124).

Visiting Asst. Professor Allyson Eller (L) discusses the set up of an experiment to determine the effect of environmental factors on transpiration in plants with students in Plants and Human Affairs (Bio 124).

Our challenging curriculum of innovative coursework and research experiences prepares our students well for postgraduate training in a wide variety of professions including the health sciences, research and education. We are also enthusiastic about helping nonscience majors see the value of science to society and to their everyday lives.

We invite you to explore our Biology program website to learn more about who we are and the exciting research and teaching we do. You will be inspired by reading about our students and alumni, their accomplishments, and the exciting educational opportunities we offer through research and service learning.

 

 

 

 

 


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