The Department of Integrative Biology is committed to providing the best training and education in the field of biology for UW-Madison undergraduate and graduate students.
With over 20 faculty and affiliated faculty members from several departments across campus, research and education in the Department of Integrative Biology spans all levels of biological organization, considers a diverse range of taxa and systems, and addresses a wide array of basic and applied research questions.
In the News
Monica Turner speaks about the wildfires that have been effecting California and other western states.
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates (Zoo 430) made huge strides in adapting its structure for the pandemic.
Department of Integrative Biology Fall 2019 Newsletter
Explore our Majors
The biology major is designed for students who are interested in a broad exposure to the concepts and methodologies of the biological sciences, as well as those interested in a more specific sub-discipline.
The molecular biology major is a sub-discipline of biology that studies the composition, structure, and interactions of molecules that carry out biological processes essential for cellular functioning.
The neurobiology major is a sub-discipline of biology that examines cells of the nervous system and the organization of these cells into functional circuits that process information and mediate behavior.
The zoology major is a sub-discipline of biology that examines the organization of animals, from the cellular to the systems level, including the study of interactions of animals with their environment.
Zoology Graduate Program
Interested in the Freshwater and Marine Sciences Graduate Program? Click here.
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- March 4Online: Biology Colloquium: Nicolás Mongiardino KochPhylogenomic and paleontological insights into echinoid diversification3:30 PM, Online
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- Spring 2021 TA Training Schedule
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