Integrated Learning

Professor assisting student with specimen slices for slides.

We are known for our commitment to provide undergraduate majors with maximum opportunities in faculty-directed field and lab research, ranging from molecular and cell-based studies to conservation, ecology, animal physiology and toxicology research.

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Graduate student collecting water data at a lake.

Our master's program trains developing life scientitsts to discover new knowledge through rigorous scientific experimentation and critical reasoning. We also participate in a cooperative Ph.D. program through the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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Microbiologists in the Kitchen

 MBIO A342 students working on their mid-semester food lab project.

MBIO A342 Experiential Learning (EL): Microbial Biology students gained some hands-on lab experience through their mid semester food lab project.






Academic Advisors Dr. Deborah Duricka and David House
If you have questions about the Biological Sciences program, contact the Academic Advisors for the College of Arts and Sciences:
Deborah Duricka, Ph.D.
(907) 786-4710
David House
(907) 786-4378 
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Department of Biological Sciences
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive, CPSB 101
Anchorage, Alaska 99508
Telephone: (907) 786-1298

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