Biology Department

Thursday, March 05, 2015, 11:30 AM
Biology Colloquium
Gilmer Room 105
Contact Mike Wolyniak, phone 6175


Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 4:30 PM
H-SC Journal of the Sciences Release Party
Library 4th Fl Cabell Room
Contact Mike Wolyniak, phone 6175


Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:30 AM
Biology Colloquium
Gilmer Room 105
Contact Mike Wolyniak, phone 6175


ASBMB Recognizes H-SC SciencesASBMB Recognizes H-SC Sciences
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) has granted Hampden-Sydney College provisional accreditation in recognition of the College's high quality training of biochemistry and molecular biology students. ASBMB accreditation certifies that Hampden-Sydney biochemistry and molecular biology students are receiving an education that prepares them well for entry into these rapidly developing disciplines as well as provides them with the opportunity to receive a personal certification from the society upon graduation from the College.Hampden-Sydney joins a group of 28 institutions nationwide that carry an ASBMB accreditation for its program. Full Story...


H-SC and Centra Southside Establish Shadowing ProgramH-SC and Centra Southside Establish Shadowing Program
On January 26th, 2015, Hampden-Sydney College and Centra Southside Community Hospital signed an affiliation agreement establishing the Hampden-Sydney/Centra Pre-Health Rotational Shadowing Program. 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.