We are a broad department that emphasizes integrative approaches drawing from across the life sciences. We offer undergraduate majors in Biology and Biochemistry and graduate opportunities at both the MS and PhD levels. Our faculty, students, and staff have received a wide range of honors and awards and some of their achievements are highlighted on this site. We encourage alumni to keep in touch and prospective students to visit. I look forward to hearing from you!
Well done Will (Class of 2018)! He was selected as one of four recent UNC System graduates to serve as Presidential Scholars for the 2018-19 academic year. The Presidential Scholars serve a one-year appointment and provide a wide range of professional functions for the UNC System Office.
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Congratulations to Fadi Issa, who was awarded a four-year, $470,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Fadi and Katie Clements, a PhD student in his lab, are exploring the connection between social hierarchy and its effect on behavior and neurological development in zebrafish.