Research Facilities

Research in the Department of Biological Sciences is conducted in Bell Hall, SEH, Ross Hall and Innovation Hall as well as at partnering institutions such as the Smithsonian. 

Science & Engineering Hall 

The SEH houses many of the Biology Department's molecular and cellular biology research laboratories as well as many of our ecology research laboratories. Graduate students and postdocs have assigned cubical spaces near their research labs. The Biology Department is housed on the 5th and 6th floors of SEH. 

The basement of SEH houses a number of core facilities including microfabrication, mass spectrometer, NMR, and animal care facilities. 

The Wilbur V. Harlan Greenhouse located on the 8th Floor of the Science and Engineering Hall consists of 1,600 square feet of monitored research and cultivation space. The facility also houses living retired research animals. The facility is open to the public during the Fall and Spring semesters for Open Hours on Fridays from 10:00am-2:00pm.

Greenhouse at Bell HallRachel Klein showing local students around the SEH Greenhouse.

Greenhouse Facilities

The Department of Biological Sciences has two greenhouse facilities - one on the roof of Bell Hall, and the other on the 8th floor of SEH. To learn more about using the greenhouse facilities, please contact [email protected]

In addition to research, the department hosts frequent plant sales. Stay updated by following us on Instagram at @GWBiology

Bell Hall

Bell Hall is home to many of the Systematics and Evolution researchers in the department. Bell Hall also houses the Geological Sciences Department

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