Biology at Amherst College is built upon meaningful interactions between our talented students and our dedicated faculty and staff. We are dedicated to providing an equitable and inclusive enrvironment for learning and research. Please explore our site for information about our courses, the major, and our faculty’s teaching and research interests.
The Biology Department seminar series happens on Monday afternoons at 4 PM during the fall and spring semesters.
Specific subpages in this section include:
- Exciting Biology News! including our awesome BioNews Newsletter
- Our research and teaching facilities
- Research and Job Opportunities
- Safety, Ethics, and Access (click here for safety and ethics training information)
The main department office is located in the new Science Center in room E304.
Professor Josef (Joe) Trapani (he/his) is the current Chair of the department.
We can be contacted at:
Department of Biology
25 East Drive, E304
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Current and emeritus Biology faculty at a recent event on campus. February 2020.