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We are a large and collaborative community studying all aspects of biology. We provide exceptional opportunities to learn, work, and collaborate across many levels of biological organization and styles of research in the heart of Mountain America. The School is committed to expanding equity and inclusion to make our community as strong and diverse as our research. Whether you’re a transfer student, first-generation college student, graduate student, or postdoctoral fellow looking for that perfect classroom or research experience with a mentor, the School of Biological Sciences wants to hear from you. 

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WHY STUDY BIOLOGY AT UTAH?

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Synthetic insect-bacterial symbiosis

A new paper in Current Biology authored by Crystal Su (Dale lab) and other collaborators...

Denise Dearing, New Division Head, NSF

The National Science Foundation has announced a 2-to-4-year appointment of the University of Utah’s Denise...

A Great-Grandson’s Tribute to Utah’s “First Dentist”

Remembering George R. Riser … and his tribute to Utah’s “First Dentist.” Salt Lake City,...

Zach Allred: A TA Recalls His Experience with Nielsen’s Anatomy Lab

by  Zachary Allred, DO former teaching assistant/mentor, SBS Anatomy Lab above: Zach Allred (left) and...

Stephanie VanBeuge

Lockdowns are something that Stephanie VanBeuge BS’17 knows something about . . . even before...

Elaine Tan

The difference between the flora and fauna of Malaysia and that of the Great Basin...

Seeing the world through ants

Ants are among the most numerous insects in the world, numbering from 10-100,000 trillion individuals...

Remembering Bob Vickery

Emeritus Faculty Dr. Robert Kingston Vickery Jr, 99, passed away July 20, 2022 in Salt...

You are STEM!

One of the best ways to engage in science, technology, engineering and math is through...

Structural Signatures in E. Coli

Motile bacteria are capable of swimming efficiently toward favorable chemical environments and away from inhospitable...