The Department of Biology coordinates the teaching of the Bachelor’s programme in Biology and also several Master’s programmes that are offered through the Graduate Schools of Life Sciences and of Natural Sciences.

The Department also houses a large number of research chairs. Research in the Department falls under aegis of the Institute of Environmental Biology (IEB) and the Institute for Biodynamics and Biocomplexity (IBB).

Contact

Departmentsbureau 
biologie@uu.nl​
+31 (0)30 253 2276
H.R. Kruytbuilding, room O.106
Padualaan 8
3584 CH Utrecht

News

Thursday 19 September 2019
Crops still have the genes required to survive flooding, but they seem to have lost the ability to activate these genes, like rice does.
Monday 9 September 2019
Utrecht research will contribute in developing fungus-based bricks that make building materials more sustainable and self-repairing.
Ole Pedersen
Thursday 5 September 2019
Utrecht scientists have discovered how plants can quickly detect that they are under water when flooded and initiate processes that prevents them from drowning.

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Events

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Sep
24 September 2019 10:30 - 11:30
PhD defence of Marciel Pereira Mendes
25
Sep
25 September 2019 10:30 - 11:30
PhD defence of Jasmijn Baaijens

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