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Biology Fast Facts


courses we offer in an academic year


students majoring in our department


publications over the past 3 years


presentations over the past 3 years

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CCNY faculty are on the cutting edge of research in topics as diverse as global biodiversity, genetic links between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, or how the immune system fights pathogens. Students mentored in their labs have traveled as far afield as the Galapagos Islands, tracing the footsteps of Charles Darwin, and as close to home as Harlem, studying health disparities in this changing neighborhood. The Biology and Biotechnology programs each offer B.S. and M.S degrees, as well as combined B.S./M.S. programs. The Biology Ph.D. is offered jointly by the City University of New York and City College, with areas of specialization in molecular/cellular/developmental biology, neurobiology, and ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Stefan Pukatzki

Dr. Stefan Pukatzki joined the Department of Biology at CCNY in the Fall 2020 semester. Learn more about him from our Q&A.


Student Spotlight

Sruti Patoori

Check out our student features, including the recently graduated Dr. Patoori.

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Division of Science Student Council (DoSSC)

DoSSC Panel

The Division of Science Student Council created an annual two part event in the spring 2019 semester and has continued the tradition of having opportunities fairs virtually through the 2020-2021 academic year. Save the dates for the October 19th and October 26th 2021 events. More information will be released soon!

Here you see a panel showcasing a stellar group of five panelists from each of the Division of Science disciplines. 

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Contact Information

Marshak Science Building
Room 526
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

p: 212.650.6800
f:  212.650.8585


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Phone #/Meeting ID: 2126506800