Our faculty members are excited to share their knowledge and experiences with you, both in the classroom and in the laboratories. Biology professors are recognized globally for their front-line research, and they bring to their classroom the excitement of new findings on the rapidly advancing edge of biological knowledge. Biology students enjoy a unique, front row seat as important discoveries unfold during their undergraduate training at Illinois.
Students take classes on topics ranging from Neuroscience to Genetics and Genomics to Evolution of Infectious Diseases. Learn more about our course offerings in Integrative Biology and Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Our faculty conduct research in important areas such as cancer, infectious disease, drug discovery, metabolism, aging, enzymology, neuroscience, genetics, behavior, ecology, evolution, physiology and biochemistry.