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The 2015 Nevada Wolf Pack football season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. With 20,000 fans heading to Mackay Stadium, traffic and parking congestion is expected Thursday afternoon.
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Department of Biology

Biology is an Essential Ingredient for Today's Careers in Science

A strong foundation in Biology can lead to a myriad of academic and career paths in the health and environmental science industry.

With nearly 1,300 Biology and Neuroscience undergraduate students, 23 tenure-track faculty and 7 lecturers, 6 research faculty and 6 postdoctoral scholars, the Department of Biology is one of the premier teaching and research units on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

Special Programs

Biology Special Programs

The Biology department offers internship, honors and other programs.


People from Biology

The strength of the department comes from an uncommon depth of expertise among the faculty.


Biology Research Specialties.

Biology research impacts the world with new medical and environmental findings.

Contact Us

Department of Biology (0314)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6188

Fax (775) 784-1302

Max Fleischmann Agriculture Building, Room 147

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