Congratulations to Prof. Pardis Sabeti for receiving an honorary degree from Amherst College during its 194th Commencement exercises. Full story.
Congratulations to Prof. Pardis Sabeti for being selected one of twenty-six new HHMI Investigators. Full story.
Prof. Benjamin de Bivort's two latest studies in PNAS on genetically identical fruit flies raised under the same conditions creates a biological map of what makes individuals unique. Full story.
OEB Ph.D. students, Lenora Bittleson, in Prof. Naomi Pierce's lab and Shane Campbell-Staton, in Prof. Jonathan Losos's lab, are two of the seven graduate students chosen to present their work at the Harvard Horizons Symposium. Full story.
Shane Campbell-Staton Ph.D. student in Jonathan Losos's lab, discusses natural selection during Harvard Horizons Symposium. Full story.
Congratulations to OEB Professor, Andrew Knoll for being elected a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society. Full story.
OEB Professor, Brian Farrell makes a home fit for a king in Memorial Hall for peregrine falcons. Full story.
Congratulations to OEB Professor, Scott Edwards for being elected into the National Academy of Sciences. Full story.
OEB Faculty Spotlight
OEB Research in Focus
Current Research Areas
- Biodiversity & Systematics
- Biology of Marine Systems
- Biomechanics & Physiology
- Mathematical & Computational Biology
- Neuroethology & Behavioral Ecology
- Population & Evolutionary Genetics
Groundbreaking research in the life sciences is now more interdisciplinary than ever and it is often the case that OEB faculty work in more than one of these areas.
OEB Strategic PartnersThe Broad Institute is a research collaboration of MIT and Harvard, created to bring the power of genomics to medicine. Colleen Cavanaugh, Dan Hartl, Maryellen Ruvolo, and Pardis Sabetiare associate members of the institute.
The OEB concentration provides opportunities for students to study biological diversity in the field, whether close to home or abroad.
OEB Graduate students participate in collaborative forefront research in their chosen area of study.