biology

Watch John Glendinning, biology professor and director of Barnard's neuroscience and behavior program, share how he became interested in the science of taste. 

Article focuses on the ways in which urban wildlife species adapt to city life

More than 120 young student scientists pursued full-time research projects as part of Barnard's new Summer Research Institute. Watch as they share their experiences and stories.

Assistant Professor Jonathan Snow and his research assistants investigate the possible causes of mass disappearances of honey bees, known as Colony Collapse Disorder.

Keyanna works in Barnard College's Arthur Ross Greenhouse. Her goal is to make urban spaces greener.

Students share findings from their research this summer in labs on campus and around the New York City area.

At Barnard, students majoring in the sciences or other research-intensive subjects have take part in research projects at levels usually reserved for graduate students.

Biology professor studies presence of fungi on New York City green roofs

Throughout the years, Barnard women have studied such sciences as astronomy, biology, chemistry, and physics, pursuing careers in these fields. Many of these women were pioneers, establishing their places within scientific communities that were all but closed to them. On the following pages, six alumnae, two of whom are retired, talk about their research, how they started, and what inspired them.