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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.
- 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.
- USciences Pre-Dental Undergraduates Form Students for Universal Oral Health (SUOH)
October 05, 2020
SUOH strives to improve oral care in underserved communities of Philadelphia through methods of education, prevention and treatment.
- Alumni Share What They Wish They Knew When Starting Their Careers
September 25, 2020
Young alumni from Misher College of Arts and Sciences shared their advice on transitioning to careers and life after graduation with students from the college during a virtual event hosted by the Young Professional Organization and the Office of Alumni Relations on September 2.
- USciences Students, Snider Hockey Alumnae Discuss STEM Education
September 09, 2020
USciences’ Center for Undergraduate Research and Office of Institutional Advancement, in collaboration with the Franklin Institute and The Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation have been holding a series of virtual STEM talks and activities that are part of “Sparking STEM Explorations and Connections.”
Peter B. Berget, PhD, Interim Department Chair
McNeil Science and Technology Center
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