Why Study Biology at New College?

Being a Biology student at New College is like being a kid in a candy store. Everywhere you look, from our campus location on Sarasota Bay to our subtropical climate to our outstanding biology facilities and faculty, you will find opportunities other undergraduate colleges dream about. At New College, you will have opportunities to work beside renowned faculty who will immerse you in rigorous studies while giving you the opportunity to conduct advanced research as an undergraduate.

Biology area of concentration

Being a Biology student at New College is like being a kid in a candy store. Everywhere you look, from our campus location on Sarasota Bay to our subtropical climate to our outstanding biology facilities and faculty, you will find opportunities other undergraduate colleges dream about. At New College, you will have opportunities to work beside renowned faculty who will immerse you in rigorous studies while giving you the opportunity to conduct advanced research as an undergraduate.

Critical thinking, quantitative skill development and writing skills are a part of all undertakings in the Biology concentration.

Faculty

 

Recent Theses

  • Minilivestock:  A Study in Insect Rearing and the Determination of Protein Contents of Two Insects
  • Canavan Disease: A Clinical, Biochemical, and Genetic Perspective
  • The Effect of Cortisol Administration on Learning and Memory in the Pinfish, Lagodon rhomboides
  • Dot Spot and PCR Techniques Detect Tomato Mottle Geminivirus in Developing Tissue Following Localized Inoculations in Tomato Plants
  • Evaluating the Effects of Cover Crops on Soil Organic Matter in Wheat-Fallow Rotation Schemes near Pendleton, Oregon

Alumni

President
Chronicles Software Company

Professor of Biology
Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia

Assistant Professor of Biology and Health Science
Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts

Executive Recruiter
Connexis Search Group, Greenville, South Carolina

Senior Consultant
Booz Allen Hamilton, Honolulu, Hawaii

Research Scientist
Collaborative Drug Discovery, Providence, Rhode Island

Chief Scientific Officer
Selecta Biosciences, Watertown, Massachusetts

Vice President
I-Net Consulting, Sarasota, Florida

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Biology Curriculum

View the requirements for an AOC in Biology and see sample pathways to graduation.

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Heiser Natural Sciences Complex

The 34,000-square-foot Heiser Natural Sciences Complex includes teaching and research labs for chemistry, biochemistry, biology, bioinformatics, computational science, mathematics and physics.

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Undergraduate Program

New College of Florida offers more than 35 different majors in humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as a number of interdisciplinary concentrations.

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