Department of Biological Sciences
Move-In Plant Sale, August 27th!
Biology Faculty Featured in the CCAS Newsletter!
dmvCAPS Now Accepting Abstracts
Meet the Chair, Rob Donaldson
Harlan Trust Continues to Aid Student Research
Seminar Schedule Now Posted
Looking to bring some life to your apartment, dorm room, office, house, or lab??
The Greater Washington Area American Physiological Society (dmvCAPS) invites all GWU researchers who are interested in physiology to submit an abstract
As the Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences, Rob Donaldson has a lot of responsibilities.
Scholarships supported by the Harlan Trust, which was established by a generous bequest from the estate of Wilber V.
Every semester, the Department of Biological Sciences hosts speakers from all over the world, as well as speakers from our very own department for our Departmental Friday Seminar Series.
About the Department
Degree programs in the Department of Biological Sciences are offered at the BA, BS, MS, and PhD levels. Courses and ongoing research programs are focused in:
Many undergraduate students go on to employment in government or the biotech industry or extend their education by pursuing degrees in the health sciences or advanced degrees in biology.
The Washington DC metropolitan area has one of the highest concentrations of life scientists in the world and many of our faculty members have working relationships with scientists at surrounding education and federal institutions. We are especially proud of our more than 100 year collaboration with the National Museum of Natural History of the Smithsonian Institution.