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Juniors & Seniors who were previously assigned to a different advisor may continue to consult with their old advisor, or switch to a new one.

Before contacting an advisor, check whether your question has been answered in our FAQs for:

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Biology Majors & Concentrators (CC)

Current and prospective major students whose last names begin with:
  • A-H
    • Prof. Dan Kalderon
      1013 Fairchild Center
      ddk1@columbia.edu
      Thursday 3-5 / Friday 3-5pm, or by appointment.

      Please bring a Biology Major planning sheet or a list of completed and current courses if seeking advice on which courses to take.

  • I-P
    • Prof. Alice Heicklen
      744B Mudd
      Phone: (212) 854-5952
      ah2289@columbia.edu
      by email or by phone

  • Q-Z
    • Prof. Elizabeth Miller
      617 Fairchild
      Phone:(212)854-2264
      em2282@columbia.edu
      Tuesday 2-4pm, or by appointment
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Biology Majors (GS)

Current and prospective major students whose last names begin with:


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    Biochemistry Majors (CC)


    For Biology
    Prof. Brent Stockwell
    1208 North West Corner Building
    stockwell@biology.columbia.edu
    by email


    For Chemistry
    Prof. Virginia Cornish
    418 Havemeyer Hall
    vc114@.columbia.edu
    by email
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    Biochemistry Majors (GS)

    Prof. Alex Tzagoloff
    714 Fairchild Center
    spud@cubpet.bio.columbia.edu
    by email
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    Biophysics Majors

    Prof. Julio Fernandez
    1011A Fairchild
    jf2120@columbia.edu
    by email
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    Joint Majors in Neuroscience & Behavior (CC)

    Prof. Jian Yang
    917A Fairchild
    jy160@columbia.edu

    For Psychology (CC & GS)


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    Joint Majors in Neuroscience & Behavior (GS)

    Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz
    744D Mudd
    dbm2@columbia.edu
    Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm and Thursday 3-4 pm or by appointment
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    Major in Evolutionary Biology

    Prof. Jill Shapiro
    3 Claremont and 116th St
    jss19@columbia.edu
    Thursday 12:15-2:15pm, or by appointment
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    Environmental Biology

    Prof. Matthew I Palmer
    10th Floor Schermerhorn Ext
    mp2434@columbia.edu
    Tuesday 12-2pm, or by appointment
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    For All Majors (CC&GS)

    If your advisor is not available or you have special questions, consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies - Prof. Deborah Mowshowitz
    744D Mudd
    dbm2@columbia.edu
    Tuesday 1:00-2:00 pm and Thursday 3-4 pm or by appointment
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    Bio Career Advisor

    Advisor for students applying to graduate school or looking for bio related jobs. (Students applying to medical school should consult the pre-professional office.)

    Prof Chloë Bulinski, Ph.D.
    Professor of Biological Sciences and Pathology & Cell Biology
    Columbia University
    804A Sherman Fairchild Center
    M.C. 2450, 1212 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY 10027
    Phone: (212)854-5570
    jcb4@columbia.edu
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