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State University of New York, Purchase College, School of Natural & Social Sciences

Acronym SUNY
Type Academic
735 Anderson Hill Rd. Purchase
New York
NY 10577
United States
Tel [914]251-6659
Fax [914]251-6635
Website http://www.purchase.edu/Departments/AcademicPrograms/LAS/Sciences/Biology/
Activities Biology is an area of explosive scientific, intellectual, and technological advances. Attention is focusing on the origin and evolution of living organisms (even their possible existence on other planets), the molecular mechanics of heredity, the processes of disease and immunity, the ecological balance among life forms, the effect of synthetic chemicals on molecular functions of the cell, the biological basis of behavior, and the extraordinary technologies for the creation of useful new characteristics in microorganisms, plants, and animals. The Biology Program at Purchase College embodies the excitement of the dramatic advances in this rapidly expanding field. Students actively participate in the life sciences, studying and pursuing research with faculty who are active in their fields.

Created: Last Updated: 2010-05-27

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