Our undergraduate programs offer students a world-class education in the biological sciences that prepares them for bright futures.
We offer more than 15 degrees in seven focus areas at the master’s and doctoral levels, as well as a thriving research environment.
Nearly 500 Graduates
With almost 500 graduates in 2014-15, the Department of Biological Sciences is one of the largest academic departments at NC State.
Jun 29, 2017
Variation at a Central Metabolic Gene Influences Male Fruit Fly Lifespan
The overexpression of an important gene that regulates energy metabolism can cause a severe shortening of lifespan in male fruit flies but has only a small negative effect on lifespans...
Jun 21, 2017
17 Highlights of Our Extraordinary 2016-17
The 2016-17 school year is in the books, and we think it was among our best ever. Find out just a few of the reasons why. 1. Come Along for...