• Dr. Jocelyn Idema

    The art of medicine: spine surgeon Dr. Jocelyn Idema '99 shares her experience as a nurse and doctor.

  • Christine Serwan '13 in Malawi

    Read about Christine Serwan '13 and her reflections on her Peace Corps service in Malawi.

  • Amanda Pellowe '12 & Jeremiah Johnston '13 study science outreach and research in the Ivy Leagues
  • Biology Prof. Alex Trillo researches in Central America
  • Prof. Ryan Kerney and biology students conduct salamander research. Read more.

Biology Programs

Biology is offered as both a major and a minor

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Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

Student Research

Biology students use drool to monitor dogs' stress levels

Three biology seniors were featured in the The Patriot-News in May 2009. They started their research project as a component of a Comparative Animal Physiology course that was taught by Prof. Kay Etheridge. She continued to oversee the students' independent research.

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Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute

The Cross-Disciplinary Science Institute at Gettysburg College (X-SIG) was established to help our community of students be research readyresearch active and research connected.  Find out more

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Student-Faculty Collaboration

First-year students' hands-on research adds to national genome database

Genome researchFirst-year students became hands-on virus hunters as part of a yearlong research project at Gettysburg College in partnership with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Science Education Alliance (SEA).

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