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Department of Biology

Department of BiologyA degree in biology will prepare you for the dynamic world of scientific and medical research, pharmaceutics or education.

LIU Post’s Department of Biology is renowned for its work in behavioral ecology, animal behavior and marine biology. Here, you can study fish, turtles and crustaceans in the Aquatic Research Laboratory, an advanced center that is equipped with high capacity fresh and saltwater tanks. Our Miracle-Gro Greenhouse offers the ideal environment to study plant anatomy, ecology and photosynthesis.

The Campus is located close to outstanding natural resources, where students and faculty members conduct field research. Internships are available at well-known institutions such as North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and the New York Hall of Science.