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Chair's Message

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The Biology Department is at the center of life sciences research at Stanford. Our mission is to lead in understanding life, from molecules to cells, and organisms to ecosystems. The Biology faculty are committed to excellence in research and education, and are proud of the outstanding students and staff who make this possible. It is an exciting time to be a biologist - join us!

Tim Stearns, Ph.D., Professor and Chair