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About the Department of Biological Sciences

Contact Us About a Degree in Biological Sciences

If you are considering a biological sciences course, interested in pursuing a major, or contemplating graduate school, explore this website for more information and feel free to come by and visit. Prospective students, or students desiring more information, may write, call 208-885-6280 or email the department (

Our Facilities

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in Life Sciences South and Gibb Hall (Richard D. Gibb Life Sciences Building). Our teaching and research facilities are spacious and well-equipped with modern instrumentation. Greenhouse and live-small animal holding facilities are available in Gibb Hall. The Institute for Interdisciplinary Data Sciences (IIDS) is located in IRIC. IIDS maintains state-of-the-art Computational Resources, Genomic Resources, and Optical Imaging core facilities. Electron microscopy (transmission and scanning instruments) is available in the Electron Microscopy Center within McClure Hall.

About the University of Idaho

The University of Idaho is a publicly supported land-grant university that has been designated as the state's primary institution for graduate education and research. Idaho combines an attractive campus with modern, well-equipped facilities, extensive student services, and outstanding cultural and sporting events to provide an excellent living and learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Educational opportunities at Idaho are enhanced through cooperative teaching and research efforts with nearby Washington State University. The University of Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

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.

Learn about our undergraduate degrees

Graduate Studies

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

Learn about our graduate degrees


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


Web: Department of Biological Sciences