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The Biology Department welcomes new faculty member Professor Alfredo Hernandez, who joined in Fall 2022.

The Biology Department welcomes our new faculty, Lawrence Uricchio. Learn more about Professor Uricchio.

The Tufts Biology department was recently awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to design a Biological Integration Institute; this institute’s aim would be to integrate the often-fragmented fields of biology under a single common theme. Please visit the Biological Resilience Integration Institute (BRII) website to learn more about this exciting and groundbreaking project! 

The Department of Biology at Tufts University is ranked 3rd in College Factual's list of 2019 Best General Biology Colleges in the U.S.

Congratulations to Michael Levin and the Levin Lab for their PNAS publication entitled, "A scalable pipeline for designing reconfigurable organisms." which has garnered publicity from sources including The Boston GlobeThe New York PostForbes, and Scientific AmericanRead some of the buzz.

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Fatima Lawan, A23

Fatima Lawan's studies have centered around environmental racism, pollution, climate change, and how these things can disproportionately affect the health of oppressed groups in the United States.