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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H.R. Kruytbuilding, room O.106
Padualaan 8
3584 CH Utrecht


Thursday 27 October 2016
Scientist of the IEB have successfully initiated public-private partnerships with industry and received funding by the Dutch topsector (TKI-T&U).
Thursday 27 October 2016
Neurobiologist Harold MacGillavry receives an ERC Starting Grant to study the movement fo receptors in synapses.
Publicatie Merel Soons
Friday 14 October 2016
Publication by Merel Soons et al. in Functional Ecology