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Our department serves undergraduate and graduate students by laying the foundation for tomorrow's professionals.

We have extensive resources to support teaching and research interests in cell biology, ecology and more. Our facilities continue to be upgraded by major external awards and we maintain several research collaborations with the Sanford School of Medicine.

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  • Smaller classes guarantee a more one-on-one experience with your teacher in discussion driven classrooms.
  • Over half of the medical students at the Sanford School of Medicine are graduates of our department.
  • Our faculty has received prestigious grants from federal sources such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
  • Half a million dollars in grant funding from state and regional sources has been awarded to our department for research.