Old photograph of Charles H Turner
December 2, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Biological Sciences department is delighted to announce that postdoctoral researcher Victor Cornejo has been awarded the newly-established Charles H. Turner Award for Postdoctoral Studies in Biological Sciences.

Group photo of students outside
November 10, 2021 - 2:30pm

It is our great pleasure to announce that BUMP Biology has received the Graduate Equity Initiative Grant from Columbia University’s School of Arts & Sciences, which will provide funding for our group for the next three years.

Photo of green tree python
November 10, 2021 - 2:30pm

When I first started my PhD studies in the department, many of my fellow students found the R bootcamp to be valuable for learning the basics of programming, but also expressed their desire to learn Python, specifically.

Photo of lab members
November 10, 2021 - 2:30pm

The first time I saw the old teaching lab in Mudd, I was swabbing my nose for Staphylococcus aureus.

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
 research has provided unprecedented molecular insights into cellular processes, especially large molecular complexes involved in RNA processing and fatty acid metabolism.

Portrait-style photograph of Dr. Duvall

June 23, 2021
Dr. Laura Duvall is one of just 21 scholars selected to join this year’s Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences

Bridges and Sturtevant winners, from left to right: Christina Lee, Jacob Dahan, and Jason Mohabir.

April 23, 2021
This year's Bridges and Sturtevant Prize for most outstanding research in Biological Sciences by graduating seniors is being awarded to 3 students.


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