biology student in the lab
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biology lab student

Research lies at the heart of the Biology experience at Boston College. The department's research programs investigate fundamental problems in the following fields:

Cell & Developmental Biology

Computational Biology

Microbiology & Infectious Disease

The department has committed itself to providing fully equipped labs that support a diverse range of research. Biology department researchers have access to state of the art Core Laboratories with instrumentation for imaging facility, flow cytometry, animal facilities, and computational resources. For more information on research facilities at the BC Biology department please visit the Core Laboratory Facilities page.