Students viewing results from a microscope on a computer monitorDiscovery is an essential component of learning. Biological research at CMU pushes new frontiers in many disciplines.
Strong mentoring relationships develop between faculty and students while they are engaged in collaborative projects.

Grants support active studies in areas including:
  • Conservation and wildlife biology
  • Botany, zoology, physiology, and microbiology
  • Genetics
  • Cellular and molecular biology
  • Fisheries, limnology, and ecology
  • Biology education