Research Facilities

The Department of Biological Sciences has modern and well equipped research laboratories in four buildings as well as associated support facilities. Facilities are widely used by faculty and students in our department and other units.

Imaging and MicroscopySmall Animal MRI Facility Greenhouse and Conservatory; AERF Facility; Genomics;Biogeochemistry Instrument Facility; Natural Areas


Cunningham Hall houses our primary classrooms spaces, vivarium, main office, stockroom, research labs, and support spaces.  The Biology Annex is 40,000 square feet and houses research labs and support spaces.  312 Williams is an open concept research lab in an adjacent building.  The new Integrated Sciences Building is 60,000 square feet and opened in Fall 2017.  This $37.5 million dollar building includes research labs for several science departments, including Biological Sciences and was part of a $90 million dollar upgrade to the science buildings. Resources available to faculty and students include comprehensive suites of equipment for genomics, proteomics, and imaging. In addition, we have a unique on-campus experimental wetland and several field properties.