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Division of Natural Sciences & MathematicsDepartment of Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences

From cellular structure and function to ecosystem dynamics

  • Research and Discovery -  Undergraduate and Graduate students work side-by-side with a faculty who are committed to both teaching and scholarship.
  • Seven undergraduate majors and one specialty concentration - Biological Sciences (BS or BA), Molecular Biology (BS or BA), Ecology & Biodiversity (BS or BA) and Integrated Sciences (BA). These options reflect the diverse applications and career opportunities in the life sciences.
  • Pre-Professional tracks - Undergraduates can follow sequences of required and recommended courses to prepare them for medical, dental, nursing, physicians assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy and veterinary schools.
  • M S and PhD programs - Graduate students conduct original research in Cell & Molecular Biology or Ecology & Evolution.


2016 graduate, Angus Kitchell, on why he chose DU and an ecology degree...

Congratulations to student and faculty Award Winners for 2015-2016!

Dr. Jim Fogleman combines passions for teaching and diving.  More...

Seminars - SUMMER Quarter 2016

Wednesday, June 8 at 4:00pm in Olin 105 - "Fast Endophilin-mediated endocytosis (FEME) initiation by BAR domain protiens" - Emmanuel Boucrot, Department of Structural and Molecular Biology, University College London

Monday, July 18 at 4:00pm in Olin 105 - Shayla Shell , PSM Candidate, Na tural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Denver