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Our dynamic and award-winning faculty—from around the globe—mentor tomorrow's scientists, while also conducting research that is highly relevant to today's most significant questions in the biological sciences.

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The 230,000 sq. ft. Life Sciences Complex and its modern facilities—including a confocal microscope and five climate-controlled greenhouses—provide valuable tools for research and discovery, helping our faculty stay on the cusp of leading developments in the field of biology.

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The Biology undergraduate program is top-rate and flexible. Interested undergraduates also have opportunities for research and field work. Biology faculty advisors provide one-on-one guidance to MS and PhD students as they explore and refine their research interests.

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Professor Jason Fridley Receives NSF Grant

Feb 2, 2018, 12:00 AM

Congratulations to Professor Jason Fridley whose NSF grant has been funded.  ...

Distinguished Professor George M. Langford Working to Find Cure for Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 29, 2018, 12:00 AM

By understanding how the pancreas produces insulin to regulate blood sugar (i.e., glucose), Professor George Langford hopes to get closer to curing diabetes.  ...