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Department of Biological Sciences
phone: (208) 885-6280
fax:(208) 885-7905
Life Sciences South 252
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051


  • Textbook Published!

    Dr. John Byers, Biology Faculty, publishes book on animal behavior.

    The cover of Dr. John Byers book Animal Behavior features 2 giraffe
  • A Life of Research

    Longtime UI scientist and student mentor Katarzyna Dziewanowska honored by home country of Poland before dying of cancer

    Kasia Dziewanowska is shown in her laboratory
  • Graduate featured in Dug Dug

    Dr Benner discusses research finindings on selenium and anxiety.

    Maia Benner working in the lab
  • George Award Winner

    Biology senior Katie Slavens has been named the 2013 recipient of the John B. George Award.

    Katie Slavens named 2013 John B. George Award Winner
  • Microbes Vary Over Time

    A new joint study by the University of Idaho and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

    Larry Forney


  • Research Poster Session

    Undergraduate researchers will present their projects during the annual departmental poster session

    View of 2013 Poster Session
  • Biology Seminars

    View the upcoming presentations hosted by the Department of Biological Sciences!

    Moth on a flower
  • Randall Seminar Series

    Funded by Dr. Jan Randall, the seminar series brings accomplished women to speak on a variety of scientific fields.

    Randall Seminar Series

Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences consists of faculty with research programs with particular strengths in evolutionary biology, reproductive biology, cellular and molecular biology and biochemistry. The department offers undergraduate, MS and PhD degrees and participates in interdisciplinary graduate programs in Neuroscience, and Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.

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