Biological Sciences

Department Chair: Haiping Cheng (Science Hall, Room 3408)

Graduate Adviser: Eleanore T. Wurtzel, Email: 

Department Faculty and Staff: Professors: Maryam Bamshad-Alavi, Haiping Cheng, Edward J. Kennelly, Dwight T. Kincaid, Martin Muntzel, Joseph W. Rachlin, Stephen Redenti, Eleanore T. Wurtzel, Zhi-Liang Zheng; Associate Professors: Renuka Sankaran, Moira Sauane; Assistant Professors: Gabriel O. Aisemberg, Julio Gallego-Delgado; Lecturers: Ayanna Alexander-Street; Jack Henning, Rena Quinlan; Chief Technical College Laboratory Technician: Hunki Paek; Senior College Laboratory Technicians: Christine Delevan, James Lee, Christina West; College Laboratory Technician: Kasielis Molina-Velez

  • Bachelor of Science and Master of Science - Dual Degree in Biology

  • Master of Arts in Biology.

  • Master of Science in Biology.

  • Master of Arts for Secondary School Teachers of Biology and General Science.

  • The City University of New York's Graduate School and University Center offers courses and research training leading to the Ph.D. degree in biology and biochemistry. Students may specialize in molecular biology, cellular and developmental biology, neuroscience, ecology, evolutionary biology, and behavior or in the plant sciences. The specializations in plant sciences for the University are offered primarily at Lehman College, in affiliation with the New York Botanical Garden. Students in this program may obtain the M.A. or the M.S. as a degree "en route" to the Ph.D. Requirements for admission and further information may be found in the Bulletin of the Graduate School of The City University of New York.