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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 and graduate 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




TA Positions
There are a limited number of competitive positions for Undergraduates in teaching related positions. if you are interested, please contact the instructor associated with the class or your biology advisor for more information.


Events and News​

2015 Fall Seminar Series
 Oct. 16, 2015
 SI 1111 at 2:00p

Harnessing the natural abilities of soil microbes to support healthy plants

Matthew Wallenstein
Colorado State University
Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability

Matthew Wallenstein_Oct 16 Flyer.pdfMatthew Wallenstein_Oct 16 Flyer.pdf


October 12th, 11a-2:30p
Baerresen Ballroom -
Tivioli 320
Free Lunch Provided
RSVP at Club

 October 14, 2015
 November 11, 2015
 6:30p, SI 1115​

Congratulations to our Department winners:

r. Mike Greene -
 Excellence in Leadership &  Service

Dr. Leo Bruederle -

Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Alan Vajda -

Excellence in Research & Creative Activities


Bullard Spotlight: Diana Tomback and Foundation Species Loss

Diana Tomback, Professor and Associate Chair of Integrative Biology has had a unique, two-phase Bullard Fellowship. She spent the winter in Harvard Forest researcher Andrew Richardson's lab on the main Harvard campus, learning new approaches to assessing the impacts of global change at the forest and global scale. 



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.