Ultrasound In Medicine And Biology

Our mission is to instill an understanding and appreciation of the common thread that connects modern biological study at all levels, from molecules to ecosystems. As a result of the inclusion of evolution, often as an undergirding theme, in widely used textbooks like the Biological Sciences and Curriculum Study (the ‘BSCS’) a new generation of students received their primary biological training with a view that evolutionary biology was a foundational science in the biological sciences (Smocovitis, 1996). The major groups of living things are animals , plants , fungi , protists , bacteria , and archaea Biology studies their structure, function, distribution, evolution, and taxonomy.

Aspects of biological science range from the study of molecular mechanisms in cells, to the classification and behaviour of organisms, how species evolve and interaction between ecosystems. Biology is the scientific way to understand life. For over 50 years, we have played a central role in the growth of molecular life sciences and the revolution in molecular and cellular biology, genetics, genomics, and computational biology.

Rafael de Sá, professor of biology, has been awarded more than $400,000 from the National Science Foundation for his research on the diversity and evolution of a frog species found in South America. Offers an inquiry-based, intensive laboratory experience in which students have an opportunity to design and conduct independent research projects, applying approaches and techniques used in cell and molecular biology.

Students in the Biology program develop these skills with excellence. For instance, a living thing would be one that is comprised of a cell or a group of cells. You’ll learn how cells do what they need to do, from a molecular level right through to whole cells, tissues, and organs. It is impossible to study zoology without knowing a great deal about evolution, physiology and ecology. Vladimir Torchilin , who is a University Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has produced pioneering methods that aim to diminish the side effects of chemotherapy by delivering drugs directly into diseased cells and leaving healthy ones unharmed.

This special issue addresses a broad spectrum of biological problems in non-model organisms and highlights the utility of genome editing across levels of complexity from development and physiology to behaviour and evolution. The field of biology studies all aspects of life from sub-cellular processes to planetary ecosystems. Biology definition: the branch of science that primarily deals with structure, function, growth, evolution, and distribution of organisms.

Biology examines the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution of living things. The biological and social sciences frequently aim to provide rational explanations for the phenomena they study. In your lab experience, you’ll develop knowledge of the nutrition and growth of bacteria, fungi and viruses that can be used to culture and control microorganisms. On this module you’ll attend lectures and seminars, and take part in fieldwork study and guided independent study.

With excellent leadership, a strong and growing faculty, and modern facilities Biological Sciences at RPI is poised to tackle real-world molecular problems. There are a range of options that fall under the term ‘human biology’, including physiology, biochemistry and cell biology. A basic biology definition would be is that it is the study of living organisms. Bucknell’s biology department has access to the deep resources of a research-focused institution, including an imaging center with an environmental scanning electron microscope, advanced molecular biology and physiology labs that include DNA sequencing and typing capabilities, an animal behavior facility housing four species of primates, an herbarium with 20,000 plants and an on-campus farm.

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