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Shaping Your Future in Biology

Earn your advanced degree in a program that allows you to choose an option best suited to your career goals and interests. Take advantage of faculty strengths in evolution and ecology, medical biosciences, neurobiology, and cellular and molecular biology. You will design and conduct experiments, teach undergraduate students, and complete courses in professional development and ethical issues in biological research.

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  • Conduct a research project with the guidance of an advisor and graduate committee comprised of professors with world-class expertise.
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Life Sciences South 252

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875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: (208) 885-6280

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