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Interested in Research? Wish to get involved?

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Many faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences (BSC) have active research programs that involve undergraduate students who earn credit for their efforts in the lab. Please contact 513-727-3447 if you are interested. 

Become an Applied Biology major and get started in research today.

B.S. in Applied Biology

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Looking for a major to prepare you for an in-demand career in Environmental Biology, Health Sciences and more? Check out Miami Regionals' newest degree: Bachelor of Science with a major in Applied Biology

Recent grants supports research on the hidden life of microbes

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Microbiologists D.J. Ferguson and Xin Wang recently received a $343,030 Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study microbes that produce methane from different environments. Learn more about his two research projects.