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The doctorate in biology involves intense laboratory-conducted research coupled with rigorous scholarly contemplation of molecular, cellular and systems principles applicable to microbial, plant and animal contexts.

To complete the course of study, you will master experimental method and design to produce and interpret data for addressing a broad range of questions involving living systems and communities. These methodologies include a range of statistical, biochemical, genetic/genomic, molecular and microscopy techniques used for dissecting, describing, cataloging and organizing data from diverse biological systems.

You will also master writing and oral skills to effectively communicate new discoveries to fellow scientists and to the general public.

Ph.D. in Biology Program Requirements

Steps to Fulfill a Doctoral Program