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

Advising Info Session from August 4

Biology Placement Survey

It is preferable for students who plan to major in biology, or think they may be interested in doing so, to take Biology 101 and 102 during their first year at Williams. It is also possible to begin the Biology...

Pre-Registration Advising Hours 2020

Note:  If you are a first year student, you do not need advising at this time.

FAQs for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Biology Department FAQs
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