Museum Functions

  • Teaching Support
  • Biological materials and models for lecture demonstrations
  • Materials used in Biological Sciences teaching laboratories
  • Museum-based undergraduate research
  • Research Support
  • Historical and recent collections for research use
  • Reference specimens for the verification of organism identifications
  • Voucher specimens documenting funded and graduate research projects
  • Public Service and Outreach
  • Public display (102 Jordan Hall of Science)
  • Organism identification
  • Museum tours (by appointment)

Display materialDisplay material for Professor Robert Goulding’s Program in Liberal Studies class “Fundamental Concepts of Natural Science.”

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Amanda Buerger ('15) identifies invasive plants collected on the Notre Dame campus as part of a Capstone Project for her sustainability minor.

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"3-D Foundations" class projects on display in Riley Hall that were inspired by Museum of Biodiversity specimens.