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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Fungi / schimmels
Monday 26 September 2016
Research vital for insight into the functional repertoire of fungi
Marine virusses
Thursday 22 September 2016
Publication Nature bioinformatician Bas Dutilh
Plant development
Thursday 15 September 2016
Kirsten ten Tusscher en Thea van den Berg on their publication in Plant Development