Our faculty, research scientists, and graduate and undergraduate students are exploring everything from ecosystems to microbiology and developmental biology; evolution to cell biology; molecular biology to systems biology, bioinformatics, and genomics. Together, we explore the breadth of biological questions and experimental systems.
IU Biology alum wins 2018 Lasker Award
C. David Allis (Ph.D. '78) is recipient of the 2018 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award (one of the highest honors in science) in recognition of his pioneering research in epigenetics.Read more
GRE no longer required
IU Biology will no longer require the General Record Examination (GRE) as part of the application process to its M.S. and Ph.D. programs.Read more
IU Biology hosts graduate students from Africa
IU Biology hosted students from Nigeria under its new summer research program designed to provide students from Africa the chance to conduct research at IU and improve the competitiveness of their applications to graduate school.Read more
A range of research strengths
Diversity of expertise + scientific approach
Our faculty are world-class researchers and teachers who share an excitement for the life sciences. The diversity of expertise and scientific approach, combined with our exceptional collegial culture, is what makes IU Biology stand out and has made IU a premiere place for performing research.