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Biology (New York City)

Bringing Science to Life

As a student in the Biology department on our New York City campus, you will work with and learn from renowned, research-focused faculty. In fact, you will have hands-on opportunities to conduct independent laboratory research and easily connect with internship and research collaboration opportunities. Combining real-world experience with critical analysis, you will be prepared to identify and resolve complex issues across the life sciences.

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While numbers are trending in a positive direction—women, as well as Hispanic, Black, American Indian, and Alaskan Native people are all pursuing advanced degrees in STEM at increasing levels—lack of diversity in STEM remains a longstanding concern.

Unique Opportunities

Located on the New York City campus, the Haskins Laboratory is a scientific research center producing ground-breaking and internationally recognized research on parasitic disease. The Laboratory offers you one-of-a-kind, valuable educational opportunities to conduct critical research alongside faculty and laboratory staff as you are immersed in real-life studies that impact human health around the world.

In our Biology program, you will have unique opportunities to work alongside faculty on their own research, providing you with an immersive experience in a professional lab environment.

The Biology department supports active chapters of Beta Beta Beta (the national biology honor society), Sigma Xi (the national scientific research society), and Nu Rho Psi (the National Honor Society in Neuroscience), connecting you to active learning communities, enhancing your learning experience, and providing resources for advising and career planning.

Success Starts Here

Margarita Devyatkina

"I grew up and graduated high school in Moscow, Russia [...] I could not even imagine how much of a family my department would become for me. The Biology Department is very welcoming, and in my first year, the support from upperclassmen and professors was immeasurable."

Full interview with Margarita Devyatkina '23


Mailing Address
Biology Department
c/o Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
New York, NY 10038

Associate Professor
Department Chairperson
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor
Associate Chair
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Staff Support

Gabriela Tavarez

Program Coordinator
Phone: (212) 346-1895