Biology Seminars

Each Friday during the academic year the department offers a seminar featuring special speakers and visiting scholars. Seminars are held at 3:30 pm in SEH B1220.

Student Employment Opportunities

Lena Salvi helps care for the plants in the Biology greenhouses.

The Department of Biological Sciences employs student workers to assist in the office, greenhouse, laboratory prep and as Learning Assistants (LAs) and Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UGTAs). Students who receive Federal Work-Study (FWS) are given preference for many of these positions.

We also employ volunteers to work with the Department of Biological Sciences Media Team. This includes assisting with the management of the GW Department of Biological website, conducting interviews and writing news articles to be posted on the GW website, and managing departmental social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat).

To learn more about employment opportunities, please visit GWork.

To become a laboratory prep assistant, please contact .

To become an LA, please contact Dr. Hartmut Doebel or Dr. Rob Donaldson.

To become a UGTA, please contact Dr. Tara Scully or  Dr. Rob Donaldson.


For more information, visit the FAQ or contact us at

Contact People

To contact specific faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdocs, please visit our People pages!