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The Department of Biological Sciences provides a high-quality education while you pursue a graduate degree in Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, or Environmental Science at the University of North Texas.
Scholarly research, strong professor-student mentoring, high-quality instruction and professional community service are the foundation of the department.
The cornerstone of our graduate programs is the creation of new knowledge through research. Research is supported through numerous federal, state, private and nonprofit sources. We offer opportunities to conduct research in:
Faculty research interests in biochemistry and molecular biology (BMB) reflect the broad nature of this discipline, including biochemistry, molecular genetics, systems biology, developmental biology, cell biology, metabolism and organism interactions with the environment in microbial, plant and animal systems.
You can choose to pursue a Master of Science research program that includes a thesis, or a non-thesis Professional Science Master's degree that prepares students interested in biotechnology for careers in industry and government.
Our program offers a specially tailored degree plan determined in consultation with the student’s major advisor and graduate committee members.
Our research laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art growth facilities and instrumentation for in-depth study of functional genomics, gene discovery, metabolomics, protein/nucleic acid structure and function, and molecular and cellular imaging