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Department of Biology

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at Winthrop University features a challenging but rewarding curriculum taught by an experienced, enthusiastic faculty. Focusing on the student's ability to conduct research, the biology major allows students to tailor a program to their interest, whether they be zoological, molecular, environmental, teacher certification, or other interests. Small classes (averaging 20-24 students in labs) ensure that students have the opportunity to take advantage of interaction with their instructors.

2015 Invited Seminar Series

Speakers are invited to present their research interests to the biology department.  These seminars are usually held on Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 4:45pm in SIMS 215 and are open to the public.


Winthrop Biology Department in the News

Brett Frye '12

Winthrop Alumna Awarded American Society of Primatology Grant

Ernest Allen

Director of the USDA's seed Quality Lab - Winthrop Graduate