Welcome to the UCL Division of Biosciences

The Division of Biosciences at UCL is one of the world's foremost centres for research and teaching in the biological sciences. We have an outstanding international reputation and a community of over 500 staff and 300 PhD students engaged in cutting edge research and collaboration.

Our research interests span all biological scales from molecules to cells, tissues, organisms and populations.

The Division's composed of four main research departments, incorporating centres, institutes, and shared resources with affiliated divisions. The links below represent the research interests that overlap with each department. They're not indicative of any hierarchy:

Cell and Developmental Biology

- UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology
UCL Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
UCL Consortium for Mitochondrial Research

Genetics, Evolution and Environment

UCL Genetics Institute
UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research (CBER)
UCL Institute for Healthy Aging

Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology 

Structural and Molecular Biology

UCL and Birkbeck Institute for Structural and Molecular Biology


Home Undergrad

Being an Undergraduate student in Biosciences  More »


Home Masters

Information about Biosciences Masters programmes  More »


Home Research

Biosciences is among the top choices of graduate students  More »

Short Courses

The Division of Biosciences offers an increasing number of short courses tailored to your professional development. These courses are usually open to internal and external applicants  see our courses »


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