Culture

Our Department recognizes that the best way to do science is as part of a healthy community.  We work hard to create an environment that lowers barriers to communication, that recognizes that scientists are human, and that encourages curiosity and creativity. 

Read our blog to learn more about life in the Department of Systems Biology! 

  • A group shot of cheering department members outdoors by a lake

    Systems Biology 2016 Retreat

    Over 100 systems biologists, all in one place!

  • A seabird flying over the ocean with a fish in its talons

    Our Department Retreat is held in beautiful upstate Maine

    Long walks talking science in gorgeous scenery. What could be better?

  • A male researcher explaining a poster to colleagues

    Poster Sessions at the Sysbio Retreat

    They get crowded and noisy, but that's a good thing.

  • A group of researches mingle amongst research posters

    Reception and Poster Session at 2016 Sysbio Retreat

    Food and drink are important tools to encourage communication!

  • A male researcher with glasses explains a presentation on a whiteboard

    Theory Lunch

    The lunch is not theoretical...