Areas of expertise cover all levels of organization in biology, ranging from studies at the cell and molecular level to studies at the organismic, population, and ecosystem level, with many faculty studying systems with multiple levels of organization or complexity. Research is conducted independently and in collaboration with colleague & students at both the UC Denver and Anschutz Medical campuses. Our faculty also pair with researchers at peer universities, with government agencies, private industry, and nonprofit organizations. We welcome conversations with students who express an interest in research participation.
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Anatomy is the study of the structure and form of organisms. Physiology is the study of the internal workings and mechanisms of organisms.
Biochemistry is the study of chemical reactions in living organisms. Molecular biology is the study of biological functions at a molecular level.
Bioinformatics is the application of information sciences to the study of biology. Biostatistics is the application of statistics in the study of biology.
Botany is the study of plants.
Cellular biology is the study of the structure and function of cells.
Ecology is the study of the interactions between living organisms as well as the interactions between living organisms and their environment.
Genetics is the study of genes and how traits are passed from parents to their offspring.
Microbiology is the study of microorganisms, including unicellular, multicellular, and acellular organisms.
Neuroscience is the study of the nervous system.
Evolutionary biology is the study of the processes that led to the diversity of life on Earth.
Zoology is the study of animals.