- Congrats to Dr. Xianfa Xie on his new publication in BMC Genomics "Single-base resolution maps of cultivated and wild rice methylomes and regulatory roles of DNA methylation in plant gene expression."
- Dr. Sayre will report on his recent travels to Africa and Australia during his research seminar, date TBA here, and he promises to keep it to just 1 hr!
- Congrats to Dr. Sayre and Dr. Harris on their new publication in Animal Genetics "Systems Genetics Approach Reveals Candidate Genes for Parasite Resistance from Quantitative Trait Loci (QTL) Studies in Agricultural Species."
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The Department of Biology seeks to provide the student with a common background for the diversity of specializations which satisfy the academic needs of undergraduate biology majors for career options in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, podiatry, optometry, physical therapy, veterinarian science, biology education and research. Also, the department provides the professional assistance needed to develop insight into biological research and preparation for a vocation or graduate study.
The Department of Biology also offers graduate programs leading to the Master's degree in biology. For courses open to graduate students, see the course listing link.
Mission of the Department
The mission of the Department of Biology is to provide the professional assistance needed to develop insight into biological research and preparation for medical or graduate study.