Our department is made up of faculty, lab directors, staff and students, each of whom brings a unique skill set and perspective that collectively strengthens our team.
We are the largest department serving the most undergraduates on campus. Our ever-evolving emphasis on inclusivity, student-centered learning and research excellence shapes who we are every day.
Learn more about our faculty and find contact information in the full directory.Faculty Directory
Dr. Joe Angelson, Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences Message from the Chair
Welcome to Biological Sciences. We offer a supportive and innovative environment for active study and research in various disciplines within biology.
College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
The Department of Biological Sciences is housed within DU's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics along with the departments of chemistry and biochemistry, geography and the environment, mathematics, and physics and astronomy. Driven by collective leadership, the natural sciences and mathematics interdepartmental faculty collaborate to ensure widespread delivery of student-centered teaching, mentorship programs and novel research.