Faculty Research

College of Biological Sciences faculty investigate living systems at every scale from proteins and enzymes to entire ecosystems. 


Elizabeth Borer

Understanding how life works is the first step toward finding solutions to some of our most vexing environmental and health challenges. In recent years, the College has made substantial investments in attracting faculty researchers in emerging areas of the biological sciences from genomics to synthetic biology with an eye to advancing knowledge in key areas. Undergraduate and graduate students work side-by-side with field-shaping researchers to make discoveries. There are a few ways to learn more about faculty research.