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  • 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.

  • Dearborn with Carla Tilchin 1
    Faculty

    The Biology faculty maintain active research programs involving students. Don Dearborn, Chair of Biology, sponsored Honors thesis research by Carla Tilchin ’14 that examined songbird serum effectiveness against the causative agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi.

    Faculty

    The Biology faculty maintain active research programs involving students. Don Dearborn, Chair of Biology, sponsored Honors thesis research by Carla Tilchin ’14 that examined songbird serum effectiveness against the causative agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi.


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.

Thesis research students in Nancy Kleckner's neurobiology research laboratory.

Thesis research students in Nancy Kleckner’s neurobiology research laboratory.

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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