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Department of Biological Sciences

The University of Idaho’s Department of Biological Sciences takes a holistic, integrative approach to the broad spectrum of biological and life sciences. Curriculum and research opportunities connect and examine the living world’s biological complexities, from the cellular level through organisms, populations, and biological systems. In providing a better understanding of the building blocks of life, research allows undergraduate and graduate students to explore and find answers to a range of fundamental questions while helping advance the field and gaining hands-on experience to start a career in a biology-based discipline.

Undergraduate Studies

Our degrees offer an integrated view of the sub-disciplines within biology to prepare you for any profession in the field of life sciences.

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Graduate Studies

We offer research opportunities for advanced study at the master's and doctoral levels.

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Our faculty are here to prepare students to be the next biology professionals.

Meet our Faculty


We offer graduate and undergraduate research opportunities in biomedicine, cellular and molecular biology, ecology and evolution, and neuroscience.

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Department of Biological Sciences

Physical Address:
Life Sciences South 252

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: 208-885-6280

Fax: 208-885-7905


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