• Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings:
    Biochemistry/Biophysics/Structural Biology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    3 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    4 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
      University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
      Yale University New Haven, CT
    7 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
    8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
    9 Rockefeller University New York, NY
    10 Duke University Durham, NC
      University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center--Dallas Dallas, TX
      Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Cell Biology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    3 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    4 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    5 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
      Yale University New Haven, CT
    7 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
      Rockefeller University New York, NY
    9 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    10 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
      Duke University Durham, NC
    12 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX
      Princeton University Princeton, NJ
      University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA
    15 Columbia University New York, NY
      Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, CA
      University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 University of Chicago Chicago, IL
    2 Harvard University Boston, MA
      University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
    4 University of California--Davis Davis, CA
    5 Duke University Durham, NC
    6 Cornell University Ithaca, NY
    7 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    8 Princeton University Princeton, NJ
      University of Texas--Austin Austin, TX
    10 University of Georgia Athens, GA
    11 University of Michigan--Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI
      Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
      Yale University New Haven, CT

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Genetics/Genomics/Bioinformatics
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
      Stanford University Stanford, CA
    3 Harvard University Boston, MA
    4 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
      Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    6 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
      University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
    9 University of Washington Seattle, WA
      Yale University New Haven, CT
    11 Princeton University Princeton, NJ
      Rockefeller University New York, NY
    13 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA
    14 University of Chicago Chicago, IL
    15 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Immunology/Infectious Disease
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    3 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    4 Yale University New Haven, CT
    5 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
      Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    7 Rockefeller University New York, NY
      University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Microbiology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    3 University of Wisconsin--Madison Madison, WI
      Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    5 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
    6 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    7 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
      University of California--Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
      University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
    11 University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL
      University of Washington Seattle, WA

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Molecular Biology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    3 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    4 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    5 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA
    6 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
      Rockefeller University New York, NY
    8 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
      Princeton University Princeton, NJ
      Yale University New Haven, CT
    11 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    12 Duke University Durham, NC
      Scripps Research Institute La Jolla, CA

     

    Biological Sciences Specialty Rankings: Neuroscience/Neurobiology
    Ranked in 2008

    1 Harvard University Boston, MA
    2 Stanford University Stanford, CA
    3 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD
    4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA
    5 University of California--San Diego La Jolla, CA
    6 University of California--San Francisco San Francisco, CA
    7 Rockefeller University New York, NY
      Yale University New Haven, CT
    9 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO
    10 California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CA
      Columbia University New York, NY
    12 University of California--Berkeley Berkeley, CA

     


    Biological Sciences Specialties:
    Biochemistry/Biophysics/Structural Biology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
      Stanford University (CA)
    3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      University of California–Berkeley
    5. University of California–San Francisco
    6. California Institute of Technology
    7. Yale University (CT)
    8. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    9. Rockefeller University (NY)
    10. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
    11. University of Wisconsin–Madison

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Cell Biology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. University of California–San Francisco
    3. Stanford University (CA)
    4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    5. Rockefeller University (NY)
      University of California–Berkeley
    7. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
      Yale University (CT)
    9. Washington University in St. Louis
    10. University of California–San Diego
    11. University of Pennsylvania
    12. California Institute of Technology
    13. Baylor College of Medicine (TX)
      Princeton University (NJ)
    15. Duke University (NC)

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Ecology/Evolutionary Biology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. University of California–Davis
    2. University of California–Berkeley
    3. Harvard University (MA)
    4. University of Chicago
    5. Duke University (NC)
    6. Cornell University (NY)
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
    8. Indiana University–Bloomington
      Princeton University (NJ)
      University of Georgia
      University of Texas–Austin
      University of Wisconsin–Madison
    13. Michigan State University
      Stanford University (CA)
      University of Arizona
      University of Washington
    17. Yale University (CT)

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Genetics/Genomics/Bioinformatics

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Stanford University (CA)
    4. California Institute of Technology
    5. University of California–San Francisco
    6. University of California–Berkeley
      University of California–San Diego
      Washington University in St. Louis
    9. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    10. Yale University (CT)
    11. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    12. University of Washington

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Immunology/Infectious Disease

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
      Yale University (CT)
    4. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    5. University of California–San Francisco
      Washington University in St. Louis
    7. University of California–Berkeley
      University of California–Los Angel

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Microbiology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Stanford University (CA)
    2. Harvard University (MA)
    3. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    4. University of California–Berkeley
    5. Yale University (CT)
    6. Washington University in St. Louis
    7. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
    8. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
      University of Georgia
      University of Washington

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Molecular Biology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
    3. University of California–San Francisco
    4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    5. University of California–Berkeley
    6. California Institute of Technology
    7. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    8. Rockefeller University (NY)
      Washington University in St. Louis
    10. Yale University (CT)
    11. Princeton University (NJ)
      University of California–San Diego
    13. University of Chicago
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
      University of Wisconsin–Madison

    Biological Sciences Specialties: Neuroscience/Neurobiology

    Ranked in 2006*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
      University of California–San Diego
    4. Rockefeller University (NY)
    5. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    6. University of California–San Francisco
      Yale University (CT)
    8. Columbia University (NY)
    9. California Institute of Technology
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology

     

     
    Biological Sciences Specialties: Biochemistry
    Ranked in 2002*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
    3. University of California–San Francisco
    4. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
      University of California–Berkeley
    6. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    7. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    8. California Institute of Technology
    9. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
    10. Rockefeller University (NY)
      Yale University (CT)
    12. Duke University (NC)
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
      University of Washington
    15. University of California–San Diego
    16. Scripps Research Institute (CA)
      University of Pennsylvania
    Biological Sciences Specialties: Cell Biology
    Ranked in 2002*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
      Stanford University (CA)
    3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      University of California–San Francisco
      Yale University (CT)
    6. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    7. Rockefeller University (NY)
    8. University of California–Berkeley
    9. California Institute of Technology
    10. Washington University in St. Louis
    11. University of California–San Diego
    12. Duke University (NC)
    Biological Sciences Specialties: Microbiology
    Ranked in 2002*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
    3. University of Wisconsin–Madison
    4. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
      University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
    6. Washington University in St. Louis
    7. University of California–Los Angeles
      University of Michigan–Ann Arbor
    9. University of California–San Francisco
      University of Washington
    Biological Sciences Specialties: Molecular Biology
    Ranked in 2002*
    1. Harvard University (MA)
    2. Stanford University (CA)
    3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    4. University of California–Berkeley
    5. Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    6. Princeton University (NJ)
      University of California–San Francisco
    8. California Institute of Technology
    9. Yale University (CT)
    10. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas
      University of Wisconsin–Madison
      Washington University in St. Louis
    13. Rockefeller University (NY)
    14. Duke University (NC)
      University of Pennsylvania
    Biological Sciences Specialties: Neuroscience
    Ranked in 2002*
    1. University of California–San Francisco
    2. Harvard University (MA)
    3. Stanford University (CA)
    4. Columbia University (NY)
      Johns Hopkins University (MD)
    6. Washington University in St. Louis
    7. University of California–San Diego
    8. Yale University (CT)
    9. University of California–Los Angeles
    10. Duke University (NC)
      University of Pennsylvania
      University of Washington