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Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences
Biology holds vital keys to our society’s future. Advances in gene therapy, stem cells, ecosystem restoration, and biomass energy production are just a few of the ways that biology will change our lives.
To prepare students for careers in this exciting field, our department is committed to excellence in both instruction and research. We emphasize an integrated approach to teaching modern biology that is designed to build solid backgrounds in the vital biological sub-disciplines, develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, and provide practical, cutting-edge experience.
For more information regarding our programs, please view our Downloadable brochure (PDF)
November 15, 2013
English 10500 is one of the courses required for a B.S. in Biology. Now you can take a special version of English 10500 for biology majors. Simply sign up for 10500 section 34 or 40 and receive writing instruction tailored to a biology student’s needs.read more ... Attention Biology Majors: Now there is an English 10500 Designed Just for You!
November 15, 2013
The Dept. Biological display case outside G4 has been updated to reflect the transition from fall to winter. Can you find everything from the list below? Stop by and try!read more ... Department Display Case I-Spy
September 20, 2013
Biology club students were given a tour of the teaching and research labs used by the Dept. Biological Sciences. Laboratory Technicians Diana Young and Jessica Orr showed students critical pieces of equipment including the autoclaves, PC machines, -80 freezers and explained their use and quality control procedures. Prof. Curtis Creighton gave students a ...read more ... Biology Club Students Take a Tour of Biology Teaching and Research Labs
August 20, 2013
The schedule of the Fall 2013 Dept. Biological Sciences seminar has been announced. Please click on the links below to see more details. The seminars are open to the public so check them out!read more ... Fall 2013 Seminar Schedule Announced
July 17, 2013
The Dept. Biological Sciences obtained the display case that is located outside of Gyte 002 and redecorated it over the summer. Themes will change each semester. If you have any suggestions for new themes, let us know!read more ... Biology Department Redecorates Display Case Outside of G002
June 25, 2013
If you are planning on graduating in the Fall-2013 semester you MUST submit a “fully approved” (all signatures required before the Graduate School approval) Plan of Study by August 16th. Below is an email from the Graduate School regarding the new approval process deadlines.read more ... Critical Deadline for Graduate Students!