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Major in Behavioral Biology

From neuroscience labs to animal behavior to human sexuality, this interdisciplinary program allows students to explore many aspects of the biology of behavior.

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Students are required to take advantage of the many opportunities to participate in research projects at Johns Hopkins.

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Student Opportunities

Find options for internships, summer research, gap years, and graduate school for behavioral biology students.

Upcoming Events

Batlab Tour with Dr. Moss

Tour the batlab at JHU and enjoy dinner with Dr. Moss after the tour! Please sign up as space is limited: https://forms.gle/6zsRXn5B2tcbUEGT8

News & Announcements

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Teaching Faculty Position Open

The David S. Olton Program in Behavioral Biology invites applications for a full-time, open-rank teaching faculty member with a strong background in organismal biology with expertise in Behavioral Evolution, Neuroethology or Evolutionary Neuroscience.

Summer 2023 PURA Recipient

The Hopkins Office for Undergraduate Research (HOUR) recently announced the recipients of the President Undergraduate Research Award (PURA). Congratulations to Behavioral Biology Senior, Melodie Qian, for being part of the […]

David S. Olton Research Award Recipient for 2022-2023

We are please to announce that Priyal Patel has been chosen as the Olton Award Recipient for 2022-2023. Priyal is currently a Neuroscience and Public Health sophomore and does her […]