News & Features

  • $5000 donated to fund student research

    A $5000 matching contribution was generously donated to fund student research in the Biology Department. With your matching contribution we can provide up to $10.000 toward undergraduate research.

  • Homecoming Biology Lecture – Dr. Daniel Lemons

    Are you a GC Biology alumni? Register today for the 4th Annual Biological Sciences Homecoming Luncheon on Saturday Oct. 5, 2013.

  • Summer Research

    Biology faculty and students spend a busy summer in research - probing the genes of honeybees and C. elegans, testing algae growth as a biofuel, and quantifying elephant foraging of acacia trees. Check out their results.

  • Students present their research at regional conferences

    Congratulations to all our students who presented their research at regional conferences during the spring of 2013!

  • Science & Religion Conference

    The Annual Goshen College Conference on Religion & Science is April 5-7th. The featured speaker is Dr. Gayle Woloschak who will be presenting - BECOMING HUMAN: WEAVING TOGETHER GENETICS & PERSONHOOD.

  • Spring Science Speaker Series

    The Biology Department’s Spring Science Speaker Series focuses on the theme of Communication.  GC alumna Melissa Gillette recently presented her research studying mammary gland morphogenesis as part of her PhD research at the University of Notre Dame.  Click here for the full speaker schedule.  

  • 3rd Annual Biological Sciences Homecoming Luncheon

    In October the department hosted the 3rd annual Biological Sciences Luncheon, celebrating more than 40 years of marine biology at GC, with keynote speaker Carl Weaver '69. Download your copy of the new booklet highlighting the history of the program.

  • Welcome to Dr. Kris Schmidt

    The Department is pleased to welcome Dr. Kris Schmidt who will be teaching a variety of courses in physiology and developmental biology! Click the link above to learn more about Kris and his family.

  • Marine Biology 2012

    Seventeen students, 2 student researchers, and 3 faculty members studied at the college's J.N. Roth Marine Biology station for 21 days over May-term, where they saw.....

  • 100% acceptance!

    In 2011-12, of the 26 graduates in the department, 100% of the 10 students who applied to graduate/ professional schools were accepted!

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