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Department of Integrative Biology

Campus Box:
Campus Box 171, P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364
Physical location:
1151 Arapahoe, SI 2071
Denver, CO 80204
Email: Jacki Craig
Phone: (303) 556-8440
Fax: (303) 556-4352

Faculty Profile

Michael Greene, Biology

Michael Greene, Biology

Ant Communication

Michael Greene wanted to get his students involved in something bigger. His graduate students apply the mechanics of ant colonies to modern-day science.

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Department of Integrative Biology

Welcome to the Department of Integrative Biology!




Department Advisors are available for Undergraduate Advising, Health Careers Advising and Graduate and PhD Advising during their walk in office hours. Current Biology Advisor Office Hours​​​



Looking for direction concerning Health Professions? The department has experienced and knowledgeable advisors who can help students chart their future course. For more information please call, email, or go to the following websites: 

Phone:    303-352-3648


Websites:   Health Careers and BA/BS MD



Faculty and students in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of Colorado Denver are actively engaged in teaching and research. With nationally and internationally recognized reputations, faculty in Integrative Biology receive local and national funding in support of cutting-edge research in fields ranging from cell and molecular biology to ecology and evolution. Students in Integrative Biology receive advanced and basic training in biology and related fields.​

  • The Department offers BS, MS​ and PhD degrees in biology with opportunities for students to specialize within biology. A Biotechnology Certificate is also available to undergraduate students.
  • The department fosters a positive learning and training environment offering students exposure to a broad range of biological disciplines. The department also encourages undergraduate and graduate student participation in research leading to publication and job training





Events and News​


2017 Spring Seminar Series

There will be no seminar on April 28th.  See the information below for our next seminar on May 5th.


When:  Friday, May 5th

Where: SI 2001 at Noon​

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Dr. Shannon Murphy

Associate Professor
Dept. of Biological Science
University of Denver

"What to eat? Commonalities in how herbivores and parasitoids choose their diets"

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Puppy D-Sress Fest
May 1st and 2nd,
Tivoli Quad

Congratulations to the Department's 2017 CLAS Faculty Excellence Awards!

"As I look down the list of faculty members who have won awards, it’s a reminder to me—as I hope it is to you—of just how fortunate we are to be surrounded by truly distinguished individuals every single day. While we face our share of challenges in higher education, few work environments provide the kind of daily opportunities for learning and growth from talented colleagues that ours does".

     - Dr. Roderick Nairn, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.​

Dept. of Integrative Biology Award Winners:

Dr. Chris Phiel -
Professor Excellence in Teaching

David Knochel -
Sr. Instructor Excellence in 

​Students In The News:

Congratulations Biology Graduates!

The Department is always pleased to acknowledge our Bachelor of Science graduates. To view a listing of graduates by semester please click here.