Faculty & Research

Affiliated Institutions

The University of Chicago is formally affiliated with four national institutions. UChicago Biosciences students can take advantage of the resources at these institutions as they pursue research in various fields. Many of our programs also sustain relationships with more local institutions like the Field Museum and the Lincoln Park Zoo.

Marine Biological Laboratory 

Eel Pond at MBL

The University of Chicago and Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA, have a long, shared history of forging new paths in scholarship and discovery. Both are world leaders in scientific and educational innovation, drawing students and researchers from around the globe.

Argonne National Laboratory 

Aerial shot of Argonne facilities

Argonne is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where “dream teams” of world-class researchers work alongside experts from industry, academia, and other government laboratories to address vital national challenges in clean energy, environment, technology , and national security.


Fermi National Accelerator laboratory/photo by Angela Borchers

Fermilab is America's premier particle physics laboratory. Collaborating with scientists from around the world, we perform pioneering research, operate world-leading particle accelerators and experiments, and develop technologies for science in support of U.S. industry.

The Field Museum

Sue at the Field Museum

The Field Museum inspires curiosity about life on Earth while exploring how the world came to be and how we can make it a better place.  We invite visitors, students, educators, and scientists from around the world on a journey of scientific discovery...As educators, we inspire wonder and understanding.


NORC office

NORC at the University of Chicago is an independent research institution that delivers reliable data and rigorous analysis to guide critical programmatic, business, and policy decisions.