Welcome to The Biology Department

bio_vertThe scope of our interests is broad, extending from molecular biology and biochemistry through cell biology, physiology, neurobiology and behavior, to evolutionary biology and ecology.

In the classroom and the laboratory, our students experience the excitement of exploring what’s known and, more importantly, the questions that remain in these dynamic disciplines.  Within the context of the Williams College liberal arts experience, the Biology curriculum creates a potent intellectual mix that equips our majors for success in many different areas after graduation.

News & Announcements

Hannah Ratcliffe ’09 to speak March 12 at 1pm as part of How’d You Get There series

For more info and zoom link: https://williams.joinhandshake.com/events/676953/share_preview

Important Information: Summer Research 2021 (during COVID)

We very much hope to run our summer research program in person this summer, and many at the College are working hard to make that happen. The one important remaining hurdle is that our Health Center is not open in...

Lecture by Prof. Matt Carter: The Food Network: How your brain makes you feel hungry and full

Honors/Summer Info Session, February 2021

This year’s Honors & Summer Research Info session will be on Monday, February 15 at 10:00am EDT (ZOOM link).  At this info session, Biology Majors can learn about honors research opportunities and/or summer research directly from faculty who will be taking students. ...
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