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Biology is a diverse area of study that requires a strong foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. You'll start with introductory courses in four main areas to gain that foundation: evolution/ecology, organisms, system interactions, and cell & molecular biology.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers. You can then specialize in areas like cell biology, evolutionary biology, wildlife, botany, or many other fields, as you hone your interests.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers.

Courses   → Faculty   →
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Biology is a diverse area of study that requires a strong foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. You'll start with introductory courses in four main areas to gain that foundation: evolution/ecology, organisms, system interactions, and cell & molecular biology.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers. You can then specialize in areas like cell biology, evolutionary biology, wildlife, botany, or many other fields, as you hone your interests.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers.

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Biology is a diverse area of study that requires a strong foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. You'll start with introductory courses in four main areas to gain that foundation: evolution/ecology, organisms, system interactions, and cell & molecular biology.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers. You can then specialize in areas like cell biology, evolutionary biology, wildlife, botany, or many other fields, as you hone your interests.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers.

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Biology is a diverse area of study that requires a strong foundation in mathematics, chemistry, and physics. You'll start with introductory courses in four main areas to gain that foundation: evolution/ecology, organisms, system interactions, and cell & molecular biology.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers. You can then specialize in areas like cell biology, evolutionary biology, wildlife, botany, or many other fields, as you hone your interests.

You'll be introduced to the lab right away, and then focus on course-based research experiences, with the opportunity to co-author published papers.

 

  • Colin Brislawn '14

    Featured Alumni

    Colin Brislawn '14

    POE: Biology and Computer Science

    “I got this job right out of college, at a national lab that does research in a range of fields—analytics, defense, climate modeling, waste cleanup. My research with a scientist in the Juniata lab was a key connection. And, Professor Lamendella, who came to Juniata from a prestigious ecology lab, did her post-doctoral work with my current supervisor. Every day, I use skills gained during the hands-on research of my junior and senior years”

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    Featured Alumni

    Colin Brislawn '14

    POE: Biology and Computer Science

    “I got this job right out of college, at a national lab that does research in a range of fields—analytics, defense, climate modeling, waste cleanup. My research with a scientist in the Juniata lab was a key connection. And, Professor Lamendella, who came to Juniata from a prestigious ecology lab, did her post-doctoral work with my current supervisor. Every day, I use skills gained during the hands-on research of my junior and senior years”

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  • Erin Netoskie

    Featured Alumni

    Erin Netoskie '17

    POE: Biology

    Erin enrolled in the tropical conservation biology and environmental science program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo after graduating from Juniata College

    Featured Alumni

    Erin Netoskie '17

    POE: Biology

    Erin enrolled in the tropical conservation biology and environmental science program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo after graduating from Juniata College

 

 

  • Featured Course

    Microbiology

    Focuses on the structure, function, growth, genetics and ecology of viral, bacterial, and fungal microorganisms. Basic concepts are emphasized and topics important to the quality of human life are examined..

    Featured Course

    Microbiology

    Focuses on the structure, function, growth, genetics and ecology of viral, bacterial, and fungal microorganisms. Basic concepts are emphasized and topics important to the quality of human life are examined.

  • Featured Course

    Molecular & Cellular Biology

    A comprehensive approach to the study of cells, with emphasis on molecular techniques and understanding the primary literature. Analysis of the cell at the molecular level emphasizes a unity in the principles by which cells function..

    Featured Course

    Molecular & Cellular Biology

    A comprehensive approach to the study of cells, with emphasis on molecular techniques and understanding the primary literature. Analysis of the cell at the molecular level emphasizes a unity in the principles by which cells function.

  • Featured Course

    Environmental Toxicology

    Broadly integrative in nature, this class compounds in environmental systems and focuses on the potential for deleterious consequences in wildlife species and humans. Examines aspects of chemistry, cell biology, and ecology in considering environmental contamination. Instruction includes lectures and student presentations/writing exercises..

    Featured Course

    Environmental Toxicology

    Broadly integrative in nature, this class compounds in environmental systems and focuses on the potential for deleterious consequences in wildlife species and humans. Examines aspects of chemistry, cell biology, and ecology in considering environmental contamination. Instruction includes lectures and student presentations/writing exercises.

von Liebig Center for Science

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Here, you'll have access to a high performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis, a molecular microbiology core facility including a quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification, microbial community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology, rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on a bioanalyzer, metatranscriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities, and metagenomic and metatranscriptomics data analysis pipelines.

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von Liebig Center for Science

Here, you'll have access to a high performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis, a molecular microbiology core facility including a quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification, microbial community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology, rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on a bioanalyzer, metatranscriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities, and metagenomic and metatranscriptomics data analysis pipelines.

photo of lab in von liebig

von Liebig Center for Science

Here, you'll have access to a high performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis, a molecular microbiology core facility including a quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification, microbial community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology, rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on a bioanalyzer, metatranscriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities, and metagenomic and metatranscriptomics data analysis pipelines.

photo of lab in von liebig

von Liebig Center for Science

Here, you'll have access to a high performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis, a molecular microbiology core facility including a quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification, microbial community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology, rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on a bioanalyzer, metatranscriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities, and metagenomic and metatranscriptomics data analysis pipelines.

photo of lab in von liebig

von Liebig Center for Science

Here, you'll have access to a high performance compute cluster for bioinformatic analysis, a molecular microbiology core facility including a quantitative PCR for targeted gene quantification, microbial community profiling using high-throughput sequencing technology, rapid DNA, RNA, and protein quantification on a bioanalyzer, metatranscriptomics profiling for gene expression of microbial communities, and metagenomic and metatranscriptomics data analysis pipelines.

Brumbaugh Academic Center

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In this facility, you'll find a multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements, a vertebrate museum, and the Glaeser Greenhouse -- three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections.

Brumbaugh Academic Center

In this facility, you'll find a multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements, a vertebrate museum, and the Glaeser Greenhouse -- three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections.

photo of BAC

Brumbaugh Academic Center

In this facility, you'll find a multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements, a vertebrate museum, and the Glaeser Greenhouse -- three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections.

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Brumbaugh Academic Center

In this facility, you'll find a multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements, a vertebrate museum, and the Glaeser Greenhouse -- three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections.

photo of BAC

Brumbaugh Academic Center

In this facility, you'll find a multichannel gas exchange system for metabolic measurements, a vertebrate museum, and the Glaeser Greenhouse -- three independently environmentally controlled bays providing space for research, propagation, and collections.

photo of BAC

Raystown Field Station

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Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall.

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Raystown Field Station

Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall.

photo of field station

Raystown Field Station

Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall.

photo of field station

Raystown Field Station

Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall.

photo of field station

Raystown Field Station

Spend a semester experiencing the Northern Appalachians where you'll take all your courses at the field station and live in lodges next to Shuster Hall.

study abroad australia

Study Abroad

Studying abroad provides a valuable perspective of global Biology and field opportunities that may not be available at Juniata. Destinations include: the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Northern Ireland, Ecuador, and the Galapagos Islands.

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Study Abroad

Studying abroad provides a valuable perspective of global Biology and field opportunities that may not be available at Juniata. Destinations include: the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Northern Ireland, Ecuador, and the Galapagos Islands.

Learn More →