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biology department


Research lies at the heart of the Biology experience at Boston College. Our department, in Higgins Hall, is well-equipped for modern molecular, genomics and proteomic research, biochemistry, imaging and bioinformatics. Research programs in our laboratories investigate fundamental problems in the following topic areas.

Our researchers take advantage of core laboratories with state-of-the-art instrumentation for fluorescence microscopy and flow cytometry, well-equipped animal facilities, and substantial computational resources. For more information on research facilities at the BC Biology Department, please visit the Shared Facilities page.


Biology Undergraduate Research Day - Program for May 1, 2015

For information on undergraduate research opportunities please visit the following site: Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Boston College is committed to the highest standards of research conduct. For information on the BC offices and programs supporting this commitment please visit the following site: Research Integrity


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