The Department of Biology is based on a legacy of outstanding researchers and is today one of the largest institutes at the University of Copenhagen.
The institute has a very unique research and study environment with strong basic research and versatile education in biology, biochemistry, molecular biomedicine and bioinformatics. Students and researchers work together across a vibrant and engaging environment that contributes to our impressive publication list and great funding success. The institute is headed by Professor Niels Kroer, who together with approx. 500 employees and 2 000 students continuously develop the institute's national and international position.