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Beyond Basic Biology

Our department redefines multidisciplinary when it comes to our educational and research opportunities. Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Microbiology, Paleontology, and Toxicology encompass only a few of the exciting areas in which our faculty and students are impacting global scientific challenges.

Interested in Biology? You’ve come to the right place!

The Department of Biological Sciences is one of the largest academic units at NC State with over 2000 undergraduate majors, 100 graduate students, and ~70 faculty in diverse disciplines from genetics to paleobiology.

BioSci and NC State – a national hub for Environmental Health Sciences research

We are one of very few institutions to support several major Centers funded by the National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to improve understanding about chemical exposures in the environment, their health impacts, and prevention.

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