The department is composed of 24 faculty involved in world renowned research in the areas of anatomy, bioinformatics, biomedical science, cellular and molecular biology, ecology, evolution, behavior and conservation, human anatomical sciences, microbiology, and plant sciences. Our faculty have produced research that has earned numerous patents, as well as generous funding by premier granting institutions, including U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Science Foundation, Department of the Interior, and Institute for Genomic Research, among others.
Read more about faculty research by exploring our faculty pages. Explore the many research labs for graduate study by area, listed at right. Learn more about opportunities for undergraduates to work in research labs in the department, as well as funded opportunities for undergraduate research. In addition, visit the faculty research sites listed below.