Biologists are at the forefront of science attempting to find solutions to global problems and answers to intriguing questions about animals, plants, and microbes at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and ecosystem levels. The problems we prepare our students to tackle are exciting and endless, including causes of and cures for disease, adaptation to changing environments, how adult bodies develop from a single-celled zygote, mitigation of environmental pollution, preservation of biodiversity, and how cells and organisms communicate with each other.
Three of the top eight majors for medical school at Texas A&M
Home to the largest undergraduate research program
92% of graduates finish in four years or less
7 National Academies Education Fellows
2 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Companies that hire our students include the American Red Cross, Baylor Scott & White, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Yale Medical School and Carolina Waterfowl Rescue.
Labors of Lab - Ashley Tucker '18 (Episode 40)In our latest Labors of Lab episode, neuroscience doctoral student Ashley Tucker '18 is on a mission to help find therapeutic treatment options for spinal cord injuries in the research group of Texas A&M biologist Jennifer Dulin '05.
Labors of Lab - Maureen Hayden '21 (Episode 39)In our latest Labors of Lab episode, Texas A&M marine biology graduate student Maureen Hayden ‘21 discusses what it’s like being a scientist with a visual impairment and how a pair of electronic glasses are assisting in her initiative to study the effects of microplastics on Texas beaches.
Learn more about Maureen at: http://tx.ag/MaureenHaydenFeature
Labors of Lab - Amy Trejo ‘22 (Episode 38)In our latest Labors of Lab episode, Texas A&M biology major Amy Trejo '22 shares how her life has been personally affected by COVID-19 and the role she's playing in finding a vaccine for the disease through undergraduate research.
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