Biology Department

Thursday, October 29, 2015, 11:30 AM
Biology Colloquium
Gilmer Room 105
Contact Mike Wolyniak
(434) 223-6175

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 10:00 AM
Science Demonstrations
Hampden House Lawn
Contact Mike Wolyniak

Monday, November 09, 2015, 7:30 PM
Federal Government Conservation Programs: Opportunities for Employment
Parents and Friends Lounge
Contact Rachel Goodman
(434) 223-6705

Sophomore Conducts Research at Biotechnology Science CenterSophomore Conducts Research at Biotechnology Science Center
Over the summer, Robert Jackson '18 worked on an Army Research Office funded internship at the Robert C. Byrd Biotechnology Science Center (Marshall University) in Huntington, West Virginia. Full Story...

Junior Dedicates Summer to Medical Research and Shadowing OpportunityJunior Dedicates Summer to Medical Research and Shadowing Opportunity
Biology major Zachary Martin '17 participated in a shadowing experience at a private, medical practice this summer. Full Story...

One of the most popular majors at Hampden-Sydney, the biology program offers individually tailored preparation for graduate and professional work in research, industry, education, medicine, or government. Computer-aided experimental analysis and data presentation play a key role in many of the department’s courses. Gilmer Science Center, equipped with sophisticated instrumentation, computers, microscopes, aquaria, animal room, cold room, photographic darkroom, and research space, is ideal for for undergraduate training, faculty research, and student-faculty projects.