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Our scientific expertise spans the realm of the biological sciences to drive advances in medicine and healthcare, biotechnology, education, and public policy. Our core research strengths include molecular microbiology; biochemical, developmental and cellular aspects of living systems; stem cell biology; mitochondrial genetics; healthy aging; neurobiology and behavior; and, the biomechanics of human movement.

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Biology Degree Programs

Students studying biology develop a broad understanding of the organization and processes of life, from molecules and cells through organs and organ systems to populations, species, ecosystems, and evolution.


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Going abroad for co-op seemed scary and intimidating. But that is exactly why 3rd year Hannah Taylor went to Portugal.
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Jul 15th, 2019
Dr. Thorsten-Lars Schmidt, Assistant Professor for Experimental Biophysics of Department of Physics, Kent State University, OH, USA presents: “Nanoarchitectures and bioengineering tools made from DNA”