The Department of Biological Sciences conducts state-of-the-science research, which is the foundation for graduate training. Graduate research training leading to PhD and MS degrees are the primary graduate education modes. Major areas of research concentration include molecular biology, microbiology, cell biology, development, genetics, physiology, neurobiology, behavior, ecology, conservation biology and evolution. Click on the Faculty link here and find faculty and their graduate students who are conducting research you find interesting – then contact them! We are always looking for bright, inquisitive students, and you will find that the faculty will be working side-by-side with you to promote their research, and support yours!