• 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

Related interdisciplinary programs include:

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

Bio in the Bahamas

Students study marine ecosystems in summer research

Bio in the Bahamas

Sandy beaches, crystal waters, snorkeling. It sounds like a vacation until you add in seventy-plus hours of field experience, nightly lab discussions, research group projects, and then writing and presenting the findings – all in less than two weeks’ time.

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