Advisors

Undergraduate
Current Students

Peer Mentors - Login to Lionmail to access this Google sheet. 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.

Juniors & Seniors who were previously assigned to a different advisor may continue to consult with their old advisor, or switch to a new one. 

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 (CC)
Current and prospective major students whose last names begin with:

  • A-G
Prof. Carol Prives
816 Fairchild
[email protected]
  • H-N
Prof. Mary Ann Price
744A Mudd
  • O-Z
Prof. Tulle Hazelrigg
753A Mudd
 

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

Biology Majors and Concentrators (GS)
Current and prospective major students: 

Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz
744D Mudd 
[email protected] 

See Dr. Mowshowitz's faculty page for office hours times.
 

Biochemistry Majors (CC)

Prof. John Hunt
702A Fairchild
[email protected]
(for course planning questions)
 
Prof. James Manley
1117A Fairchild
(for research & graduate school questions)

Biochemistry Majors (GS)

Prof. John Hunt
702A Fairchild
[email protected]
(for course planning questions)
 
Prof. James Manley
1117A Fairchild
(for research & graduate school questions)

Biophysics Majors (CC & GS)

Prof. Ozgur Sahin
908 NWC
[email protected]

Neuroscience & Behavior (CC)

  • For Biology 

Last Names Beginning with A-P:

Prof. Stuart Firestein
1011B Fairchild
[email protected] 
 

Last Names Beginning with Q-Z:

Prof. Jian Yang
917A Fairchild
 
  • For Psychology (CC & GS)

Prof. Caroline Marvin
317 Schermerhorn Ext
854-0166
[email protected]

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

Neuroscience & Behavior (GS) 

Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz 
744D Mudd 
[email protected] 
 

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

For All Majors (CC&GS) 

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

Prof. Alice Heicklen
744B Mudd 
[email protected]

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
[email protected]

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
[email protected]
212 854-4581