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Learn more about KU Biology.
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Undergraduate Degrees

There are many paths to becoming a Jayhawk in Biology. Discover which is right for you and explore our majors.
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Advising

Connect with an Advisor today for information about Degree Paths, Course Schedules, and Life as a KU Biology Student.
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Faculty & Staff

A directory of KU Undergraduate Biology Staff and Faculty.

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Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs can help you advance your career or delve deeper into a specific facet of biology. KU has two a globally-recognized graduate programs that offer PhDs, masters degrees and certificates.
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Research

Learn about the diverse research opportunities available to KU students.
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Admissions

Everything you need to know about our Biology program and how to apply.
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Resources

Information for Students about Career Planning, and Research Support & More.

Biology News

KU nominates 4 students for Goldwater scholarships

LAWRENCE — Four University of Kansas honors students who have been actively involved in undergraduate research during their university careers are competing for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships, regarded as the premier undergraduate award to encourage excellence in science, engineering and…

Research offers a reason why diversity in plant species causes higher farming yield, solving ‘a bit of a mystery’

A study in Nature Communications based on field and greenhouse experiments at KU shows why a boost in agricultural yield comes from planting diverse crops rather than just one plant species: Soil pathogens harmful to plants have a harder time thriving.

Molecular Biosciences welcomes Maged Zeineldin to faculty

A medical researcher working to understand the epigenetics of cancer will join the University of Kansas faculty next fall as part of The Department of Molecular Biosciences and University of Kansas Cancer Center.

Undergraduate Biology Student Researcher: Drew Honeycutt

Meet Drew Honeycutt, a Microbiology Major in Dr. David Davido’s Lab. Drew’s in his junior year and has been working in a research lab since December 2021!
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