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.  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.

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  • Sahas Chandragiri BMS'20 Found Proven Pathway to Medical School at USciences

    October 26, 2018

    Sahas Chandragiri BMS'20 comes from a family of doctors. His father and grandfather are both physicians. His brother is already pursuing medical school. However, more than this family tradition, Chandragiri says that the advising and preparation he has received at University of the Sciences has prepared him for success applying to medical school in the coming years.

  • Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Focuses on Impact of Global Health at Home

    October 24, 2018

    Roger I. Glass, MD, PhD, Associate Director for International Research at National Institutes of Health spoke about the importance of Global Health and why it should be funded at the ninth annual Lois K. Cohen Endowed Lecture Series in Global Health on Thursday, October 4, 2018.

  • USciences Physics, Biology Professors Awarded Research Grants

    September 07, 2018

    The Board of the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation, a supporting organization of The Pittsburgh Foundation, has awarded 10 scientific research grants totaling $1.9 million, including $200,000 to USciences and Roberto Ramos, PhD, and Margaret Pearce, PhD.

  • USciences Launches BS in Data Science Degree

    August 29, 2018

    With Big Data playing an integral part in nearly every facet of today's life and economy, society needs more professionals who can extract meaningful information from data and provide scientific insights for decision making. In response to this need, USciences has launched a new bachelor of science degree in data science that provides students with an in-depth understanding of the science behind data.

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