Biochemistry, Biology (BCH, BIO)

Majors and Minor in Biochemistry, Biology

Departments of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Neurobiology and Behavior; College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Biology web address:

Minors of particular interest to students majoring in Biology or Biochemistry: Biomaterials (BES), Bioengineering (BNG), Environmental Studies (ENS), Health and Wellness (LHW), Philosophy (PHI), Science and Engineering (LSE)

The Biology Program

Undergraduate Director: Eugene R. Katz
Assistant Director: Paula Di Pasquale
Advisor: Ellen Lopez -
Office: G-05 Biology Learning Laboratories
Phone: (631) 632-8530
Web address:

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Interim Chairperson: Robert Haltiwanger
Assistant to the Chair: Ann Fuhr
Director of Undergraduate Studies: Harvard Lyman -
Department Administrator: Ann Fuhr
Office: 450 Life Sciences Building 
Phone: (631) 632-8550 
Web address:

Department of Ecology and Evolution

Chairperson: Jessica Gurevitch
Assistant to the Chair: Donna DiGiovanni
Director of Undergraduate Studies: John True

Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

Chairperson: Lorna W. Role
Assistant to the Chair: Catherine Costanzo
Director of Undergraduate Studies: John B. Cabot