Biology at Brown

A component of Brown University's Division of Biology and Medicine, the Program in Biology comprises six basic science departments offering undergraduate and graduate study in the life sciences.

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The Program in Biology shares in Brown's commitment to cultivating a learning and teaching community that embodies the social and intellectual diversity of the world.

Upcoming Events

  • In accordance with Brown University’s COVID-19 policy, and in an abundance of caution, the School of Public Health has made the decision to hold Research Day 2020 virtually. Abstracts will be reviewed and posters will be judged electronically. All posters will be viewable to the Brown community on April 6. The winning Research Day posters will be announced later in April.

    Visit the School of Public Health’s Research Day page for updates.

  • Join us for the inaugural Decoding COVID Seminar Series presentation.

    COVID-19: What We Know So Far

    Monday, April 6, 4 p.m.

    Eleftherios Mylonakis, MD
    Charles C. J. Carpenter Professor of Infectious Diseases
    Assistant Dean of Medicine
    Chief, Division of Infectious Disease
    The Warren Alpert Medical School and Lifespan

    An infectious disease physician and researcher, Dr. Mylonakis will discuss the pathophysiology, clinical considerations, and potential drug treatments of COVID-19.

    About the Speaker
    Dr. Mylonakis is recognized for his research on the study of microbial pathogenesis and host responses. His work has identified novel virulence factors, cross kingdom pathogen-pathogen interactions, novel agents and evolutionarily conserved traits that are involved in host virulence and immune responses during fungal infection. His research has resulted in more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles. He has edited five books on infectious diseases and is the founding editor-in-chief of Virulence.

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