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 Facilities & Resources
Research in the Biological Sciences is facilitated by several modern research facilities, including the new Life Sciences Building. The University also maintains a 682 acre land lab adjacent to the campus, and a section of remaining Ohio old-growth forest in Dysart Woods, both of which are available for both teaching and research.

Special research facilities available to students include exercise and metabolic physiology facilities, a transgenic mouse facility, a hybridoma facility, a molecular genetics laboratory with computer-assisted DNA, RNA, and protein sequencing facilities, an NMR facility, and mass spectrophotometry facilities. Advanced computing facilities are available including the Quantitative Biology Institute.

Animal holding facilities are available for ectothermic and endothermic animals, including aquatic animal holdings. The Biological Sciences Department maintains a 15,000 specimen vertebrate collection.

The Alden Library has approximately 1.1 million volumes and receives over 1000 biological and biomedical journals. Access to other Ohio universities collections are also available through the OhioLink library system.

 

 Faculty Research Groups
  Behavior   Molecular Biology
 Cellular & Developmental Biology  Morphology & Biomechanics
 Ecology & Conservation  Neuroscience
 Evolution & Systematics
  Physiology
 Genetics & Genomics
  Quantitative Biology

 Centers, Groups, Institutes, and related Departments at Ohio University
 Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
 Department of Biological Sciences Program in Neuroscience
 Department of Plant and Environmental Biology
 Department of Biomedical Sciences
 Interdisciplinary Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology
 Ohio Center for Ecology and Evolutionary Studies (OCEES)
 Paleontology at Ohio University
 Quantitative Biology Institute