The MIT Department of Biology ("Course VII") is a world-renowned center for research in the life sciences. Many members of the faculty hold joint appointments with other departments at MIT and with outside institutions.

Faculty members

As of 2006 faculty members include:

Full Professors

Associate professors

Professors emeriti



Alumni of the department include:

Nobel laureates

The department can claim several winners of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine among its faculty and alumni. They are:

Former faculty

Former faculty include:

Other notable alumni

Other notable alumni include


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