Welcome to The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia.  We have an exceptional breadth of cutting edge research and educational opportunities.  Our internationally recognized faculty and staff nurture a vibrant learning and research environment, which help our graduates access the manifold career opportunities in many emerging disciplines within the life sciences.  With the hiring of new faculty, a recent move to a state of the art research building, and the fastest growing undergraduate major here at UVa, we are poised to strengthen an already extraordinary department.

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Laura Galloway, Chair of the Department of Biology