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Department of Biological Sciences
The Department of Biological Sciences at USciences proudly offers undergraduate majors in biology, biomedical sciences, environmental science, microbiology, and medical laboratory science, plus minors in biology, environmental science, microbiology, and neuroscience. A major in neuroscience is offered in partnership with several departments. The department also administers the undergraduate pre-physician assistant studies program. We’re also the home of graduate programs in cell biology and biotechnology, cell and molecular biology, and a graduate certificate programs in biotechnology and brewing science.
- Student On Frontlines of COVID-19 Shows Importance of Lab Science
November 12, 2020
As the Deputy Coroner, Joseph Vizzarri BMS'21 acts as the eyes and ears of the forensic pathologists when there is a death investigation.
- Studying Stress, Melissa Manners Researches how to Offset Negative Effects
October 28, 2020
Melissa Manners, PhD, and her laboratory are devoting their time to researching something that everyone can relate to- stress.
- What it's Really Like to Transfer to USciences
October 23, 2020
Learn about USciences' programs, how to transfer credits, financial aid, and more from a transfer student.
- Psychology Course Examines Empathy For the Atypical Experience
October 16, 2020
The course examines lived experiences that do not fit our usual image of a "typical" life: people born deaf, child prodigies, criminals, or little people, to name a few.
- Misher Students Find Safety and Success in Labs
October 07, 2020
To allow students to continue these hands-on experiences, USciences faculty got creative to schedule coursework that would ensure that the experience in Chemistry and Biology laboratories for the fall 2020 semester would be rich while still maintaining COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Peter B. Berget, PhD, Interim Department Chair
McNeil Science and Technology Center
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495