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Department of Biological Science

The Department of Biological Science at TU prepares graduates for the challenges of a rapidly changing science while developing the skills needed to excel in writing and science literacy, ethical reasoning, critical thinking and communication and the ability to adjust to modern society’s complex technological components. All programs can be customized to suit a student’s individual education and career objectives. Our flexible degree options are enhanced by personalized advising, small class sizes, easily accessible professors and motivated student peers.

Biology Ph.D. student lauded for work on salamander reproduction

As she nears the finish line of her doctoral studies in biological science, Madison Herrboldt has a spring in her step after learning that a publication on which she was the lead author was recently selected as the winner of the 2021 Zuckerkandl Prize. Herrboldt’s peer-reviewed paper – “Pheromone gene diversification and the evolution of courtship glands in plethodontid salamanders” – appeared in the Journal of Molecular Evolution last August.

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    • Biological Science Faculty

      Our distinguished faculty comprises accomplished scholars, dedicated educators, and experts in their respective fields. With a commitment to fostering academic excellence, they engage students in innovative and collaborative learning experiences, preparing them for success in a rapidly evolving world. At TU, our faculty members not only impart knowledge but also inspire and mentor students, creating a dynamic and enriching educational environment.

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    • Biological Science Facilities

      Equipped with cutting-edge technology and resources, our classrooms, laboratories, and libraries provide students with unparalleled opportunities to explore, discover, and excel in their academic pursuits. From collaborative study spaces to specialized research labs, our facilities are designed to inspire innovation and support the academic success of our diverse student community.

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    • Biological Science Research Opportunities

      Both faculty and students engage in groundbreaking research across diverse disciplines, pushing the boundaries of knowledge and addressing real-world challenges. From impactful studies in energy and environmental sciences to cutting-edge advancements in technology and healthcare, our commitment to research excellence provides a unique and enriching experience for scholars eager to contribute to the forefront of academic exploration and societal progress.

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