• The Department celebrates the class of 2021 for all of their accomplishments.
  • features 2020 and 2021 recipients of the Genetech grant.
  • Members of the Deptartment of Biological Sciences gathered for the 2019 Department Retreat.

News and Research Highlights

Portrait photo of Dr. Deborah Mowshowitz

August 24, 2021
On the occasion of her recent transition from Director of Undergraduate Studies in Biological Sciences to teaching in the Frontiers of Science program in Columbia College, Faculty Spotlight talked with Dr. Deborah Mowshowitz about her teaching, her students, and what has changed at Columbia since she arrived in the summer of ‘69.

Portrait photograph of Dr. Ismail Abdus-Saboor

August 24, 2021
The department is excited to welcome the newest addition to our faculty, Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor
By Bryan Wang

Portrait style photograph of Dr. Liang Tong

June 24, 2021
Liang's
 research has provided unprecedented molecular insights into cellular processes, especially large molecular complexes involved in RNA processing and fatty acid metabolism.

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