A popular option for students interested in brain science and psychologyMajors and degrees. >>
Over 1,100 Biology and Neuroscience students have access to dozens of programs and world-class research opportunities.Student Resources >>
Nevada researches various aspects of organismal evolution in the classroom and out in the field.
Proximity to Yosemite National Park
Earning a Biology degree at Nevada provides students many unique opportunities to study in the High Sierra.
Biology Undergraduate Research
Access to undergraduate research opportunities with top faculty is key to overall student success.Student Resources >>
Molecular Ecology and Conservation Biology
Several faculty and students study native vertebrates, including apex predators such as the black bear.Molecular Ecology and Conservation Biology >>
Lake Tahoe is a Stone's Throw Away
The Biology Department has long-standing research programs in some of the most spectacular locations in the world.Conservation Biology >>
Nationally recognized research is conducted in six areas of specialties one of which is Interaction Ecology.Interaction Ecology >>
Undergraduates have opportunities to train in biomedical research labsAbout our labs. >>
Ecology Field Research
The Whittell Forest is a 2650-acre field station 45 min from campus where Biology faculty and graduate students conduct ecological research and teach field courses.Behavioral Genetics and Ecology >>
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.