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Learn about the many reasons the University of Idaho could be a perfect fit for you. Schedule Your Visit

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Alternative Service Break

Travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua or the Philippines during winter break Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017. Application deadline Sunday, Sept. 18. Apply for ASB

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Parent Orientation

Students and parents can learn their way around campus and discover the many opportunities at UI. Orientation events are Aug. 18-21. Register

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UI Retirees Association

UIRA has a membership of nearly 500 from every part of the University. Learn More


Research Concentration

Graduate and undergraduate research concentrations are available in

  • biomedicine (microbial pathogens, genomics, reproduction)
  • cellular and molecular biology (development, endocrinology, immunology)
  • ecology and evolution (animal behavior, biodiversity, genetics, microbial ecology, systematics)
  • neuroscience (anatomy, physiology, sensory systems)

Multidisciplinary Research

Possibilities for multidisciplinary research are further enhanced by the interdisciplinary graduate program in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB).

Research Facilities

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Our faculty are here to prepare students to be the next biology professionals.

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The Institute for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary Studies (IBEST) provides a rich intellectual environment in which cross disciplinary, university wide research and education flourishes.

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Department of Biological Sciences

Physical Address:
Life Sciences South 252

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3051
Moscow, ID 83844-3051

Phone: (208) 885-6280

Fax: (208) 885-7905


Web: Department of Biological Sciences