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.

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Students in Lebestky Lab Publish Paper

Kim, S.*, Tellez, K.*, Buchan, G.* and T. Lebestky.  2016.  Fly stampede 2.0:  A next generation optomotor assay for walking behavior in Drosophila melanogaster.  Frontiers in Neuroscience,

Tim Lebestky published with his students in G3

Jiang,Y.*, Pitmon, E.*, Berry, J.*, Wolf, F.W., McKenzie, Z.* and T.J. Lebestky.  2016.  A genetic screen to assess dopamine receptor (DopR1) dependent sleep regulation in Drosophila.  Genes, Genomics Genetics: 6: 4217-4226.

Thesis information

Here you can find information on the labs taking thesis students. Deadline to apply is February 10th!!!

Honors and Summer Research Open House

The deadline to apply to the honors program and/or the summer research program is February 10th.  Information and applications can be found here.  There will be an open house and information session for those students interested in doing a thesis...
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