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Explore life in all its forms

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We're the Department of Biological Sciences.

Modern biology encompasses the study of all aspects of living systems from the molecular basis of genetic inheritance to the interactions between organisms and the environment.

Undergraduate program

Undergraduate students have opportunities to investigate topics through hands-on experience

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Graduate programs

The Department of Biological Sciences provides contemporary education of the highest quality to graduate students

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Every day, faculty and student researchers make medical discoveries and develop new technologies.

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BioFrontiers Video

Every semester scientists from around the world come to UNT to present their research.

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BGSA 15th Annual Research Day (Video)

For the past 15 Years, the UNT Biology Graduate Student Association hosts an Annual Research Day.

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Degree In Three Plans

Degrees for the College of Science

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