Tales of a Baby Dinosaur
Groundbreaking research on baby dinosaur bones tells us about the early life of giant sauropods who walked the earth 67 million years ago.
Gates Grant for PhD Research
Zoë Campbell ’09 will join a program that helps Tanzanian farmers as she earns her PhD.
On the Cancer Frontlines
In his second summer at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Liang “Adrian” Chang continued cutting edge research into breast cancer metastasis.
Asthma and Public Health
Omar Mansour investigated factors related to asthma and received the public health award for Outstanding Poster Presentation at a national conference in Washington, D.C.
Research at Mayo
Lisa Levoir studied the relationship between inflammation and colon cancer as a Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow.
An information session with Macalester alumni inspired Jyothi Dhanwada ’15 to pursue a career in healthcare consulting; today she works with Optum Consulting at UnitedHealth Group.
Why Biology at Mac?
We are proud to provide our students cutting edge learning and research opportunities in a wide variety of biological subdisciplines. These include genetics and molecular biology, biochemistry, microbiology, cell biology, developmental biology, neurobiology, plant physiology, animal physiology, immunology, aquatic ecology, animal ecology, plant ecology, animal behavior, evolution, paleobiology, phylogeny and systematics.