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Biological Sciences

Our researchers focus on the nation’s long-term energy needs in security, independence, sustainability, and the energy-environment-climate nexus using state-of-the-art capability in biological and environmental systems.

Terry Hazen

The Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology is Terry Hazen, an environmental biologist specializing in bioremediation and bioenergy.

Frank Loeffler

The Governor’s Chair for Microbiology and Civil and Environmental Engineering is environmental microbiologist Frank Loeffler.

Jeremy Smith

The Governor’s Chair in Molecular Biophysics is Jeremy Smith, who performs research at the interface of biological, environmental, physical, computational, and neutron sciences.

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