College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Biology

Incoming and First Year Students

  • Go on a Phage Safari in Cells and Genetics lab! HHMI-National Genomics Research Initiative at SJU is a new two-semester lab course for freshman Biology majors. The deadline for Application is July 9, 2013. The fall semester Phage Genomics laboratory satisfies the First Year Seminar requirement. More information. See what this year's students have done.

  • First and second year students can get 6-week paid summer interships through a NSF Noyce grant.  More information

  • Want to get a head start on success in your Biology courses? Set sail on the B.E.A.G.L.E. program, a four-day intensive program for incoming freshman Biology and Chemical Biology majors.