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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

About the Department

If you are considering a science course, interested in pursuing a major, or contemplating graduate school, explore this web site for more information and feel free to come by and visit. Prospective students, or students desiring more information, may write, call (208-885-6329) or email the department (

The Department of Biological Sciences is housed in Life Sciences South and Gibb Hall (Richard D. Gibb Life Sciences Building). Our teaching and research facilities are spacious and well-equipped with modern instrumentation. Greenhouse and live-small animal holding facilities are available in Gibb Hall. The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Biology (IBEST) is located in Life Sciences South. IBEST maintains state-of-the-art Computational Resources, Genomic Resources, and Optical Imaging core facilities. Electron microscopy (transmission and scanning instruments) is available in the Electron Microscopy Center  within McClure Hall.

The University of Idaho is a publicly supported land-grant university that has been designated as the state's primary institution for graduate education and research. Idaho combines an attractive campus with modern, well-equipped facilities, extensive student services, and outstanding cultural and sporting events to provide an excellent living and learning environment for students, faculty, and staff. Educational opportunities at Idaho are enhanced through cooperative teaching and research efforts with nearby Washington State University. The University of Idaho is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges.

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