photos of Dr. Chinweike Okegbe and Dr. Nicole Benvin
August 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

The first Chinweike Okegbe Memorial Award is being given to Nicole Benvin.

June 27, 2017 - 10:00am

We are pleased to announce our annual prizes to our most outstanding Ph.D. students. For this year only GSAS has also provided us with an additional prize from the New York Community Trust.

Bridges and Sturtevant Prize awardees
May 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

This year's  Bridges and Sturtevant Prize for most outstanding research in Biological Sciences by graduating seniors is being awarded to 3 students. Pictured from left to right:

April 6, 2017 - 10:15am

Professor Robert Pollack, PhD, was recently featured in an article in Columbia University Medical Center's Newsroom.

photo of Dr. Darcy Kelley
April 12, 2017 - 1:30pm

Harold Weintraub Professor Darcy Kelley was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS), one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies and a leading ce

SURF Symposium logo
February 10, 2017 -
12:00pm - 2:00pm

SURF Symposium

October 31, 2016 - 5:00pm

The Department of Biological Sciences has an ongoing search for two faculty positions: one at the Assistant Professor level  in the field of Genomics and one at the Open Rank level in Population Ge

September 27, 2016 - 1:45pm

We are pleased to announce the 3 annual student prizes for excellence and teaching as determined by the departmental graduate committee. This year's prizes are awarded to:

Photo of Dr. Carol Prives
October 6, 2016 - 2:15pm

Da Costa Professor Carol Prives received the 2016 Ernst W. Bertner Memorial Award this month at the Annual Symposium on Fundamental Cancer Research.


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