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).


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Liesbeth Sterck benoemd tot hoogleraar Ecological Determinants of Behaviour
Monday 15 April 2013
Liesbeth Sterck appointed as Professor of Ecological Determinants of Behaviour
Alexander van den Oudenaarden quantitative biology
Thursday 28 February 2013
Alexander van Oudenaarden appointed as Professor of Quantitative Biology of Gene regulation
Eeuwenoude woudreuzen leggen steeds vaker het loodje
Thursday 6 December 2012
Dramatic decline of big old trees worldwide