Our faculty, research scientists, and graduate and undergraduate students are exploring everything from ecosystems to microbiology and developmental biology; evolution to cell biology; molecular biology to systems biology, bioinformatics, and genomics. Together, we explore the breadth of biological questions and experimental systems.
Indiana University Herbarium completes massive plant digitization project
The digitization of more than 160,000 plant specimens will provide access to data to researchers across the globe.Read more
Study on Synechococcus first to publish after new partnership between IU and Sorbonne University
A study led by Professor David Kehoe and Sorbonne University's Frédéric Partensky explains a key part of a process that allows the widespread ocean bacterium Synechococcus to efficiently convert sunlight into oxygen.Read more
IU Ph.D. student Courtney Ellison earns graduate award for bacterial research
Courtney Ellison (Brun lab) has been named a 2019 recipient of the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.Read more
A range of research strengths
Diversity of expertise + scientific approach
Our faculty are world-class researchers and teachers who share an excitement for the life sciences. The diversity of expertise and scientific approach, combined with our exceptional collegial culture, is what makes IU Biology stand out and has made IU a premiere place for performing research.