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  • Biosciences

Biosciences

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  • Biosciences

    The Biosciences Department offers a broad, comprehensive curriculum in the biological sciences. Diverse, highly educated and professionally active faculty provide excellent teaching in the classroom and laboratory. Our curriculum is research-infused. Investigative laboratory activities teach students science by encouraging them to engage in the material as scientists. Our faculty are especially active in mentoring undergraduate research. Faculty-student research collaborations result in presentations at regional, national and international meetings and publications in international scholarly peer-reviewed journals. Research experience deepens the learning experience for students and provides excellent preparation for future careers in the job market and in graduate school.

    The cadaver-based course in gross human anatomy at MSU Moorhead is the best in the Tri-College University and results in successful admission to medical school for many Biology majors. The department’s state-of-the-art molecular biology facilities, extensive aquatic research laboratory facility, ownership of the Buffalo River Regional Science Center, repositories of reference materials in a regional herbarium, a modern greenhouse and growth chambers and a variety of research labs, provide a sophisticated learning environment with the necessary equipment, tools and faculty expertise for students to learn and apply practical skills. The combination of outstanding classroom instruction, faculty mentorship and in-depth, hands-on research opportunities gives graduates a powerful competitive advantage to excel in graduate school or a variety of science-related careers.



  • Alumnus Goes on NASA Mission

    Craig Kutz is enrolled in the MD/PhD program at the Medical University of South Carolina MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA’S NEWS CENTER | MAY 26, 2015 Ever since he was a kid growing up in a farming family on the outskirts of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, Craig Kutz dreamed of being an astronaut. “I’m kind of obsessed […]

    MSUM archaeologist retires after 40 years in the trenches

    INFORUM, By Tu-Uyen Tran MOORHEAD—When Mike Michlovic arrived at Minnesota State University Moorhead to start a field anthropology program, he said he was told to not bother digging in the Red River Valley because there’s nothing here. Forty years and a dozen archaeological sites later, he and his students have discovered much about the life […]

    Molly Strong and Whitney Swanson win awards at the North Central District 3 Beta Beta Beta Meeting

    Molly Strong received a second place award in the oral presentations and Whitney Swanson received second place in the poster competition at the North Central District 3 Beta Beta Beta Meeting held at the University of Iowa. Both students had received Beta Beta Beta Research Scholarships this past fall. Molly and Whitney are Biochemistry and […]

    Members of the Wallert Cancer Research Team Present at the North Central District 3 Beta Beta Beta Meeting

    Beta Beta Beta is the National Biological Honor Society. The North Central District 3 Annual Meeting was held at the University of Iowa April 17 and 18, 2015. Four members of the Wallert Cancer Research Team that are Beta Beta Beta members presented at this meeting. The students presenting were: • Anne Pius α1-Adrenergic Receptor […]

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  • SMART Start Mentor Training 8/15/2015 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Lommen LO 0104 Classroom

    SMART Start Program 8/16/2015 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Lommen LO 0104 Classroom

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