UCL Division of Biosciences


Genetics, Evolution and Environment

The Research Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (GEE) is part of the Division of Biosciences in the Faculty of Life Sciences. GEE traces its origins to the Department of Comparative Anatomy founded in 1826 and incorporates previous Departments of Biology, Botany, Microbiology, Zoology and the Galton Laboratory, the first Department of Genetics in the UK. Current research and teaching in GEE covers a very broad range of activity including biodiversity and environmental biology, the biology of ageing, computational biology, evolution and development, evolutionary genetics, human genetics and human evolution.

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