The Catholic University of America

Welcome to the Department of Biology

News and Events

  • March, 2014 Biology's Bacteriophage T4 Lab, led by Dr. Venigalla Rao is featured by the CUA Magazine


Biology Department Seminar Series

Each semester the Biology Department graduate students host a seminar series where invited speakers from other institutions present the results of their research.  
Seminars are held on Monday at 11:10 am in Rm. 215 McCort-Ward. Pizza is served at 12:00 pm in Rm. 200 following the seminar.  
The event is sponsored by the Graduate Student Association.  



Contact Us

Department of Biology
103 McCort-Ward
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue NE.
Washington, DC 20064

Phone: (202) 319-5267
Fax: (202) 319-5721




  • Nov. 2014 Ann Corsi, associate professor in the Department of Biology, was honored for Overall Teaching Excellence, for 10 or more years of excellent teaching.

  •  May, 2014 Paige Hicks, B.A. Biology is featured on the CUA Success stories for her research, career and for pursuing an unending love for aminals. 


Job Openings

The Department of Biology is in the process of hiring to fill two full-time faculty positions.

 Click for details.