we are...Biology @ WFUcommitted to...The Teacher/Scholar Modelarea of focus...Ecologyarea of focus...Molecular, Cell, and, Developmental Biologyarea of focus...Plant Biologyarea of focus...Neurobiology and Behaviorarea of focus...Evolutionary Biology

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Biology @ WFU

The Department of Biology at Wake Forest University is a diverse team of scientists, teachers, graduate students and undergraduates who investigate the processes of life at all levels, from the biosphere to the molecule.

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The Teacher/Scholar Model

We pursue excellence in teaching, deep student engagement, mentorship, and advancing the frontiers of knowledge through nationally/internationally recognized research, scholarship, interdisciplinary activities and creative work.

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Ecology

Special strengths include population biology, community ecology, biogeography, life history evolution, conservation, oceanography, and tropical ecology.

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Molecular, Cell, and, Developmental Biology

Instruction and Research focusing on understanding biological systems at the macromolecular and cellular levels.

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Plant Biology

Research interests include the molecular biology of development, the biochemistry and physiology of growth, physiological ecology, molecular systematics, and population, community, and landscape ecology.

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Neurobiology and Behavior

Specialization in the chemoreception, acoustic and chemical communication, locomotion, social insects, and biological clocks.

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Evolutionary Biology

Special strengths include life history evolution, behavioral evolution, and genomic molecular evolution

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