In 1996, the Biology Department and Neuroscience Program moved into the new McGuire Life Sciences Building shown below.

"Snowtober" Cleanup Means Work Through "De-Timber"

Submitted on Tuesday, 11/22/2011, at 12:09 PM

By Rob Mattson


amage from the late-October snowstorm that wreaked havoc on Western Massachusetts may be out of sight, but it's not yet out of mind. Bob Shea, the grounds supervisor at Amherst, says that 95 percent of the cleanup effort is finished, for the main campus, but the remaining 5 percent may not be complete until well into December.

Facility Description

January 2010


In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and the Amherst College Environmental Health & Safety Committee, Amherst College has made a commitment to protect the health and safety of our facu

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October 2012

Emergency - Call Amherst College Police 

(413) 542-2111 

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Practice Rooms

Rooms 209 and 221 will be left unlocked at all times and will be open on a first come-first served basis to anyone in the Amherst College community free of charge. These rooms may be used anytime the building is open (see posted hours).


Physiological Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience Laboratory. The physiological psychology / behavioral neuroscience labs at Amherst use a variety of approaches to investigate brain-behavior relationships. We can perform stereotaxic surgery, high pressure liquid chromotography, electrophysiology, and immunohistochemistry.