Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley
Data Center Description
The University of California, Berkeley Department of Integrative Biology (IB) focuses on structure and function in the evolution of diverse biological systems: organismal morphology and physiology, development, genetics, animal behavior, biomechanics, ecology, systematics, extinct life forms and paleoenvironments, and the evolution of life. They work with animals, plants and other organisms employing molecular and organismal approaches to questions of biological organization and diversity. Their work spans the levels of the biological hierarchy from molecules to ecosystems. The research of several of our faculty and the content of many of our courses deal specifically with the origins and biology of humans and our relationship to other life forms on this planet.