Welcome to the website of the School of Biology, one of the four schools at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram. The school was established in 2008, and is engaged in cutting-edge research and teaching in biological sciences. The faculty currently comprises 15 Principal Investigators and two visiting/adjunct faculty members. The student community comprises of PhD, IPhD and BS-MS students, as well as a floating population of summer students and interns. Several postdoctoral fellows, project personnel hired on extra-mural grants and Administrative staff are also part of the school. Research and Teaching in the school encompass all broad areas of biology.