Advisors

Undergraduate
Current Students

Quick Links

Please bring a Biology Major checklist, Neuro & Behavior Major Checklist or a list of completed and current courses if seeking advice on which courses to take.

Biology Majors & Concentrators (CC)
Biology Majors (GS)
Biochemistry Majors (CC)
Biochemistry Majors (GS)
Biophysics Majors
Neuroscience & Behavior (CC)
Neuroscience & Behavior (GS)

Biology and Bio-related Majors - Peer Mentors

Any current or prospective student may contact a peer mentor with questions about classes, professors, research experience, or anything related to your current or prospective bio-related major.

Bio Career Mentor

Juniors & Seniors who were previously assigned to a different advisor may continue to consult with their old advisor, or switch to a new one. 
If you cannot get in touch with your advisor, please contact the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Debby Mowshowitz (dbm2@columbia.edu).
Before contacting an advisor, check whether your question has been answered in our FAQs for: 

First-Years
Majors & Prospective Majors 
General Studies Students 
 

Biology Majors & Concentrators
Current and prospective major students whose last names begin with:

 

  • A-F
Prof. Alice Heicklen
744B Mudd 
Phone: (212) 854-5952 
ah2289@columbia.edu 
by email or by phone
  • G-O
Prof. Mary Ann Price
744A Mudd
Phone: (212) 851-1747
by email or by phone
  • P-Z
Prof. Tulle Hazelrigg
753A Mudd
Phone: (212) 854-3025
by email or by phone

Back to Top 

 

Biology Majors (GS) 

Current and prospective major students whose last names begin with: 

 

  • A-Z 

Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz
744D Mudd 
Phone: (212) 854-4497
dbm2@columbia.edu 
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm and Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, or by email appointment 

 

Back to Top 

Biochemistry Majors (CC) 

  • For Biology 

Prof. Brent Stockwell
1208 NorthWest Corner
bstockwell@columbia.edu
by email

  • For Chemistry 

Prof. Virginia Cornish 
418 Havemeyer Hall 
vc114@.columbia.edu 
by email

Back to Top 

Biochemistry Majors (GS) 

Prof. Brent Stockwell
1208 NorthWest Corner
bstockwell@columbia.edu
by email

Back to Top 

Biophysics Majors 

Prof. Ozgur Sahin
908 NWC
os2246@columbia.edu 
by email

Back to Top 

Joint Majors in Neuroscience & Behavior (CC) 

Prof. Stuart Firestein
1011B Fairchild 
sjf24@columbia.edu 

 

For Psychology (CC & GS):

 

Prof. Caroline Marvin

317 Schermerhorn Ext
854-0166

 

Back to Top 

Joint Majors in Neuroscience & Behavior (GS) 

Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz 
744D Mudd 
dbm2@columbia.edu 
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm and Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, or by email appointment 

Back to Top

For All Majors (CC&GS) 

If your advisor is not available or you have special questions, consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies

Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz 
744D Mudd 
dbm2@columbia.edu 
Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00pm and Thursdays, 2:00-3:00 pm, or by email appointment 

Back to Top

Bio Career Advisor 

Advisor for students applying to graduate school or looking for bio related jobs. (Students applying to medical school should consult the pre-professional office.) 

Prof. Molly Przeworski
mp3284@columbia.edu

Back to Top 

Business Office

Department of Biological Sciences
500 Fairchild Center
Mail Code 2401
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027

Academic Office

Department of Biological Sciences
600 Fairchild Center
Mail Code 2402
Columbia University
1212 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
biology@columbia.edu
212 854-4581