Department of Biological Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

UnderGrad Lab  Salford UT

The department offers B.S. and B.A. degrees in biology. The courses and research in the department emphasize cell biology, molecular biology, genetics and related areas. Biosciences undergraduates are offered many opportunities including the chance to participate in the biology honors program, conduct undergraduate research, study abroad at the University of Salford or be selected as an undergraduate teaching assistant.  Visit the Undergraduate Programs page to find out more, including information about our new Medical Technology degree program.

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The department offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology as well as the dual degree M.S. in Education/ Biology for individuals interested in science education. The research and courses in the department emphasize cell biology, molecular biology, genetics and related areas.  Visit the Graduate Programs page to find out more.

Department News

BioSci 2014 Outstanding Student Award winners Charles Drew Society members-1 Dr. Joel Meyerson 

  1. Dr. Leaman posing with Sarah McMasters, one on the BioSci 2014 Outstanding Student Award winners
  2. Charles Drew Society members meeting with invited guest speaker Dr. Hogue
  3. Dr. Joel Meyerson, former NSM Outstanding Alumnus and guest speaker at the Salford 30th Anniversary Banquet.  Receiving an award from Drs. Brian Ashburner and Patricia Komuniecki.

Visit the department news for recent news about the department, faculty and staff, undergraduate students, graduate tudents, and community outreach programs.


Scholarship opportunities for currently enrolled Biology majors are now available.  

The C. V. Wolfe scholarship ($1,680) for the 2015-16 academic year is available to biology majors presently in their second or third year, who are Ohio residents and graduated from an Ohio high school. 

Two Biology Merit Scholarships ($1,000/each) for the 2015-16 academic year are available for outstanding biology majors with demonstrated need and ability. 

The Charles M. Balch summer research fellowship  ($2,500) is available for a pre-med student to support their summer 2015 research work in a Department of Biological Sciences laboratory. All require a minimum GPA of 3.0.  Application deadline is  April 3, 2015.

The application form with further instructions can be downloaded through this link. 

If you have any questions contact the Department of Biological Sciences, 419 530-2065.

Faculty Research

 2012 Faculty

Visit our faculty research page to read more about the department faculty's recent research projects.   


Last Updated: 6/26/15