Biology majors at St. Lawrence University have access to an exciting variety of options. As a student, you can utilize laboratories in the LEED Gold-Certified, Johnson Hall of Science. You can study outdoors in the woods or on a local lake in northern New York, or even in another country. Do you want to conduct real-world research and also enjoy the liberal arts college experience? You can definitely do so in the Biology department at St. Lawrence University, with some of the best faculty in their fields.
Students in our biology program study the breadth of the life sciences: from ecology and organismal biology to cellular and molecular biology. A biology degree from St. Lawrence can lead to careers in environmental conservation, science education, research, medicine, physical therapy, and other health industries.
St. Lawrence has also developed quite the reputation among graduate schools and health professional programs like Syracuse, Dartmouth, Albany College of Pharmacy and Penn, as well as biotechnology companies. St. Lawrence has agreements with the SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy, the Nursing Program at NYU, the Physician’s Assistant Program at Clarkson, and the Physical Therapy Program at Clarkson for students to pursue a combined degree.
St. Lawrence graduates have a thirst for knowledge and are innovative problem-solvers. This periodic roundup features Laurentians who are in the spotlight for making a positive impact on their communities, companies, and the world.
From Adirondack Glaciers to Bronze-Age Microbiomes, Six Science Research Topics That Kept Fellows Fascinated All Summer
Every year, inquisitive students spend their summers at St. Lawrence, working alongside faculty mentors and diving deep into the topics that spark their curiosity. Whether in the field or lab, summer research fellowships make it possible for students with an interest in hard sciences—like chemistry, biology, or math—to gain hands-on experience and communicate their findings.
EJ Curtis '17, an MD/Ph.D. candidate at the University of California San Diego hosted drop-in hours for pre-health students in the Johnson Hall of Science fishbowl. He’s pictured above talking with Will Turner '25.