Research Areas & Groups

With expertise ranging from molecular, cellular, and developmental biology to physiology, ecology, evolution, and conservation, our faculty are not only advancing our understanding of fundamental scientific questions but influencing how we apply these findings within fields such as medicine, industry, environment and conservation. 

Within the department, research focuses upon the following three broad thematic areas, each of which contains a variety of active research groups.

Research Facilities & Equipment

The department houses several state-of-the art research facilities and a variety of equipment for research and teaching purposes.  These facilities and equipment are available for use by researchers across the university. Follow the links below to learn more.