The Department of Biological Sciences is the campus center for life sciences innovative learning activity and leading-edge research at the University at Buffalo. We provide our undergraduate students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the field. Our curriculum provides students broad and deep training at the cutting edge of modern biology through a learn-by-doing philosophy. A cross-disciplinary life sciences approach prepares students to take advantage of the accelerating pace of discovery in biological sciences in the 21 century.
Our graduates have an extraordinarily high placement rate into graduate and professional schools, and over 85% of our alumni are working or studying in a biological field within five years post-graduation.