What We Do
Who We Serve
NeurobiologyNorthwestern's neurobiologists study how the brain develops and functions, focusing on diverse topics including sensory and motor systems, biological rhythms, learning and memory, and the neurobiology of disease.
Interdisciplinary Biological Sciences (IBiS)
Increasingly, the life sciences require interdisciplinary approaches in order to make essential progress in understanding normal cellular processes, diseases such as cancer, and the development of complex systems.
Plant Biology and Conservation
The biological world is currently confronted with rapid changes due to global climate change, increases in invasive species and diseases, and habitat fragmentation and these will all have significant impacts on the health, survival, diversity, and distribution of the biota as we know it.
News and Events
Bio-Breaks is a program that provides administrative staff the opportunity to become better acquainted with the research they support. LSFS, Neurobiology, Molecular Biosciences and Biological Sciences staff are invited to attend lunch-time presentations led by Northwestern University faculty members and leaders.