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

Congratulations Class of 2021 Biology Graduates!

Congratulations to all of our Biology graduates and our prize winners! To celebrate your special day, the department has created a short video for you!

Biology Alumni present at Williams How’d You Get There series

Hannah Ratcliffe ’09 ,MSc, Assistant Director of Research on the Primary Health Care team at Ariadne Labs

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Miriam Li ’23 receives summer research grant

Miriam Li ’23 was awarded a summer research fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biologists to continue her work in Cynthia Holland’s lab this summer.
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