Cellular, molecular and organismal biology

We use a powerful combination of genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and cell biology to answer questions about life and the biology of diverse organisms.

Computational biology students

Computational biology mixes tools from computer science with questions at the frontiers of understanding in biology.

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Petrie dish

We study microbial ecology, aquatic microbiology, geomicrobiology, and the interactions of microbes, animals and plants.

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We study the microorganisms that cause sickness in humans, plants and animals, including bacterial, viral and protozoan pathogens.

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Brain scans

Our multidisciplinary research considers the structure and function of the nervous system and how it alters with neurological health conditions.

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Pureed carrot

Our research focuses on understanding how diet and metabolic processes contribute to human health and the development of metabolic disorders.

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Plant researcher

Our research has a focus on the mechanisms determining plant traits with agricultural, environmental, nutritional and health benefits.

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Structure of a molecule

Our research studies the three-dimensional structure of biological macromolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids, at atomic resolution.

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Biological Science students

Search for masters and doctoral supervisors and research projects that you can join.