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11. Harvard University - Department of Molecular and Cellular BiologyGreetings and welcome to the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB), at the main Cambridge campus of Harvard University. We are a collegial and energetic community of researchers dedicated to providing a rich educational environment for our undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows, while keeping our faculty research at the highest levels of excellence.
12. Imperial College London - Department of Life Sciences Welcome to the Department of Life Sciences at Imperial College London, which is comprised of three academic Divisions: Molecular Biosciences; Cell & Molecular Biology and Ecology & Evolution.
The Department embraces the full breadth of modern life science activity and comprises one of the largest life science groups in Europe, with approximately 100+ academic staff, 180 research fellows and post-doctoral researchers, 200+ PhD students and 180+ Masters students.
The Department's research and teaching activites are funded by a wide variety of research councils, charities and industries bodies, with the value of current external research grants totaling L70+ million. The department teaches three major undergraduate degrees in Biology, Biochemistryand Biomedical sciences (the latter jointly with the Faculty of Medicine) and a wide range of Masters-level courses aligned to the divisional strengths.
13. Imperial College London - Division of Cell and Molecular Biology The Division of Cell and Molecular Biology is part of the Department of Life Sciences and our research laboratories are located on the South Kensington Campus. Our work fits into two broad groupings: Immunology and Infection and Integrative Cell Biology and Biophysics.
14. Johns Hopkins University - Department of Biology The Johns Hopkins Biology Department is home to 27 research laboratories investigating a wide range of biological problems, with the unifying goal of obtaining explanations in quantitative and molecular detail. One of the first Biology Departments in the United States, it has a long history dating back to the inception of Johns Hopkins University in 1876.
Biology faculty train researchers pursuing Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degrees. Research in the Biology Department is also performed by Postdoctoral Fellows and Research Scientists in the laboratories of Principal Investigators.
The Department of Biology has a prominent role in educating undergraduate and graduate students and preparing them for next steps in their careers. Students from our programs have reached the pinnacles of academic research, medicine, industry and an array of other professions.
15. Kyoto University - Graduate School of Science - Faculty of Science - Division of Biological Science The Division of Biological Science promotes education and research intended for various vital phenomena of the diversified living beings interacting on earth. It does so through macro research (ecology, ethology, systematic biology, and anthropology, etc) conducted in an ongoing tradition of Kyoto University which prizes fieldwork, and integrates it with state-of-the-art micro research (cytology, gene study, embryology, neuroscience, and molecular biology, etc).
The Division of Biological Science consists of the three departments of zoology, botany, and biophysics. In the Department of Zoology, we promote research for the principle understanding of living beings and of the diversity of the world in which living creatures reside. The Department of Botany and the Department of Biophysics conduct advanced research for the understanding of biodiversity and the definition of life.
16. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Biology Training and research in the department range from general biology to more specialized fields of study and investigation. Quantitative aspects of biology are emphasized and molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, and cell biology are an essential part of the academic program. Courses are designed to give students a solid background in the physical sciences and an integrated scientific perspective. Students graduate from the MIT Department of Biology with the intellectual resources they need to assume leading roles in many areas, including research, teaching, and industry.
MIT biologists are deeply engaged in both fundamental research and its applications. The department promotes a highly collaborative environment that allows for a free exchange of ideas across research areas and academic disciplines. The result is a rigorous, creative, dynamic culture in which scientists and students tackle the important problems and questions in biology and related fields. Our location at the heart of one of the world's most important biotech/pharma hubs creates exciting opportunities for research, employment, and the commercialization of new discoveries.
Learn more about MIT Biology's areas of research.
17. McGill University - Department of Biology The study of biology has vast practical applications in agriculture, medicine, biotechnology, genetic engineering, environmental protection and conservation. The Department of Biology's well-equipped teaching and research laboratories are located in the Stewart Biology Building, and in the Bellini Life Sciences Building. Academic staff members, research associates, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students carry out research in areas of molecular biology, human genetics, ecology, animal behaviour, developmental biology, neurobiology, marine biology, plant biology and evolution.
18. National University of Singapore - Faculty of Science - Department of Biological Sciences In 2009, we celebrate the 60th Anniversary of our founding as two departments, Botany and Zoology. During this period we merged to become one of the best Life Sciences Departments in the Asia Pacific Region with core strengths in Ecology/Biodiversity, Cell/Molecular/Developmental Biology and Biophysical Sciences. As we look forward, we aim to create a new department whose focus is sharply centered on emerging and strategic problems in biological sciences and using powerful quantitative and computational biology approaches for studying and modeling those problems.
The mission of the Department of Biological Sciences is education, research, and outreach. Faculty go to the local schools to talk about their passion for biological research, the potential benefits for the environment and human health, and the careers that await students with a Life Sciences education. Befittingly, DBS anchors the teaching of the undergraduate Life Sciences Curriculum and offers NUS undergrads the opportunity to conduct state-of-art research through UROPs and honor thesis projects. Our graduate program attracts the best students from 17 countries and 3 continents. Backed by world-class funding in biological research from NUS and the Singapore Government, DBS offers new graduate students their pick of projects in areas as diverse as tropical and urban ecology and biodiversity, microbial ecology, molecular cell biology and developmental biology of plants and fish, structural biology, systems biology, computational biology and bioinformatics, and new programs in mechanobiology and bioimaging sciences. Our goal is for DBS to be an international hub for biological sciences research.
DBS is an international department with an international faculty and strong international ties in research and teaching with MIT through the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) and the MIT SMART research groups, with labs at Tsinghua and Xiamen University through the Trilateral Research Collaboration, and with top Indian research institutes and universities such as the Indian Institute of Science, Anna University, and the University of Madras. The Year of the Tiger has great promise to bring new educational and research initiatives to DBS. We welcome you to enter this portal and explore the diverse offerings in the Department of Biological Sciences.
Paul Matsudaira (Professor and Head of Department)
19. Stanford University - Department of Biology The department includes over 110 graduate students and 90 postdoctoral fellows from all over the world. About half the graduate students are working in the area of molecular/cell biology/developmental biology/genetics. There are about thirty five graduate students in the area of plant biology with roughly comparable numbers working on molecular and ecological topics. In population and ecological biology there are 20 graduate students, and there are 15 students working in marine biology at the Hopkins Marine Station.
Major research interests of the Department can be roughly divided into the following areas:
- Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, & Genetics
- Plant Biology
- Population and Evolutionary Biology and Ecology
- Marine Biology
20. Tokyo Metropolitan University - Division of Biological Sciences In the Division of Biological Sciences, our aim is to study and research in a wide range of fields in basic biology and the life sciences. These fields are moving forward extremely rapidly, and the results of basic research quickly make their way into practical applications such as the medical sciences, agriculture, and environmental sciences. This means that there is a huge demand for personnel with excellent research abilities. The application of this research ability requires a wide range of knowledge, good techniques, plus the ability to think in new ways. To this end, the program has been designed to cover a wide range of life forms from molecules/cells up to individuals, through to ecosystems and environments, working with a variety of animals, plants, and microbes. To encourage independent thinking, we promote voluntary research and activities, and emphasize communication skills, including English and bioinformatics.
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