Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Dr. Alfred Craig

Knight Campus
Room 3288
Tel: 401-825-2400

Karen Bouchard
Secretary/Website Content Manager
Tel: 401-825-2340
Fax: 401-825-1173
Biology Department

News & Announcements

What lurks beneath the water?'What lurks beneath?  Life in the water' - Are you on the lookout for an exciting career? Explore a variety of aquatic organisms during an in-depth laboratory experience under the direction of Heather Townsend, Ph.D., and investigate the effects of climate change on these species. [Learn more]

Art Nature'Art Forms in Nature' - Come work side by side with CCRI students and explore the bridge between art and science.  Learn about the anatomy of plants and the critical role that they play in curbing climate change. [Learn more]

BiotechnologyBiotechnology Certificate Program - The Biotechnology Certificate Program prepares students for entry into the biomanufacturing industry in a little over a year, with an emphasis on the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in this emerging field. Students receive hands-on instruction designed for individuals at all levels of workplace experience and education. Students earning the certificate will be qualified for many entry level positions, and those with prior experience and/or education can use the certificate as a bridge to more advanced positions. [Learn more]

About The Biology Department

By providing a learning environment that values critical thinking, curiosity, objectivity and respect for diversity, the Biology Department seeks to:

  • Guide students in the development of an understanding of life science concepts that will enable them to make informed decisions about career, the environment and other areas of human endeavor as responsible, informed members of the community.
  • Enable students to acquire skills and habits of mind that allow for safe, accurate, objective and effective scientific inquiry.

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Last Updated: 4/20/15