Chemical and Physical Biology

Mind, Brain, Behavior

Brief Description of Secondary Field

Mind Brain BehaviorMind Brain Behavior (MBB) introduces students to the interdisciplinary study of the mind, the brain, and behavior. As a secondary field, it offers students the opportunity to confront the significant findings that have...

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Microbial Sciences

Microbial SciencesBrief Description of Secondary Field

Microbial sciences is an interdisciplinary approach to studying the impact of microbes at scales from global ecosystems down to single-celled microenvironments. The academic program emphasizes the joint study of species diversity...

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Neuroscience

Description of Concentration

neuroscienceNeuroscientists explore what is arguably the least understood and most important area of biology: how billions of electrically charged neurons create our rich sensory, emotional, and intellectual life (and no less than all animal behavior!). Neuroscience...

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Integrative Biology

Brief Description of Concentration

integrative biologyEvolution is the strand that ties together all of biology: from the adaptive specifics of a membrane pore to grand events in the history of life, such as the Cambrian Explosion, when, 540 million...

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Chemistry and Physics

Brief Description of Concentration

Chemistry and PhysicsThere is exciting science on the somewhat arbitrary and fluid boundary between chemistry and physics. Chemists and physicists often study the same phenomena in slightly different ways, and it is very useful, in the boundary area, to...

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Biomedical Engineering

Brief Description of Concentration

biomedical engineeringBiomedical Engineering lies at the intersection of the physical and life sciences, incorporating principles from physics and chemistry to understand the operation of living systems. As in other engineering fields, the approach is...

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