Department of Biology
A popular option for students interested in brain science and psychology
Majors and degrees.
Over 1,100 Biology and Neuroscience students have access to dozens of programs and world-class research opportunities.
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.
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.
Nationally recognized research is conducted in six areas of specialties one of which is Interaction Ecology.
Undergraduates have opportunities to train in biomedical research labs
About 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
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.
The Biology department offers internship, honors and other programs.
The strength of the department comes from an uncommon depth of expertise among the faculty.
Biology research impacts the world with new medical and environmental findings.