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Welcome to the Department of Biology at North Carolina State University. NC State Biology provides educational opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students and conducts world class research in a variety of areas in modern biology. From studies in molecular and cellular biology to neurobiology and physiology to ecology and conservation biology, we share a passion for understanding the living world.

Consistent with the teaching, extension, and research functions of NC State University, NC State Biology offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs, has several faculty who provide their expertise to the community through extension services, and supports over 25 faculty research programs focusing on a wide range of questions of interest in biology, including molecular and cellular biology, endocrinology, neurobiology, behavioral biology, ecology, evolution, conservation biology, fisheries and wildlife, and aquaculture.

The NC State Department of Biology offers undergraduate degrees in Biological Sciences and in Zoology, as well as graduate degrees in Zoology and in Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences.  To learn more, navigate through the buttons above and associated menu items to the left.

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