Department of Biological Sciences

Dodge Hall Rm 375
118 Library Dr
Rochester, MI 48309-4479
(location map)
(248) 370-3550
fax: (248) 370-4225

Facilities & Equipment

The department, housed in both Dodge Hall and the Mathematics and Science Center, is engaged in a variety of research projects, including aquatic ecology, biochemistry, cell physiology, cellular aging, evolution, gene regulation, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, parasitology, physiology of the eye, vertebrate ecology, and climate change biology. Students in the program may elect to do their research with any faculty member in the department. A list of faculty and a brief description of their research interests can be accessed on the areas of research webpage.

Available facilities include a largely natural 1,500 acre campus (110 acres designated as a biological preserve), electron microscopy facilities, confocal microscopy laboratories, isotope laboratories, darkrooms, a herbarium collection, animal care facilities, cold rooms, environmental growth chambers, and a tissue culture suite with facilities for working with biohazardous materials.

For a complete inventory of equipment available, visit the Center for Biomedical Research website