The Department of Biological Sciences is a center for innovative, interdisciplinary life sciences research and teaching. Faculty research interests span all levels of biology, from molecules to populations. This approach to life sciences enables new discoveries that impact every major field of biological sciences, from biomedicine to evolution and the environment.

Our community of scholars work closely together to advance the field of biology and life sciences.
This page contains a listing of our emeriti faculty members.
SUNY Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching is the highest award for teaching in the SUNY system. It recognizes consistently superior teaching at the graduate, undergraduate, or professional level in keeping with the State University’s commitment to providing its students with instruction of the highest quality.