There are currently 33 full time departmental faculty members and 130+ faculty affiliates at government, state and local institutions and agencies who participate in joint research ventures with FAU biology and biology academic programs, including the Max Planck Florida Institute and The Scripps Research Institute. Faculty strengths are in organismal biology, environmental science, neuroscience, cell biology, and marine science. Our research and academic programs are enhanced by collaborations with these external entities as well as with sibling departments within FAU’s College of Science, College of Medicine, College of Engineering, Department of Anthropology (College of Arts and Letters), Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Center for Complex Systems and Brain Sciences, Center for Environmental Studies and the Jupiter Life Science Initiative.