Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences offers a challenging, comprehensive curriculum that includes both instruction and laboratory experience for our undergraduate and graduate students alike.

National Science Foundation's HERD Survey

  • #15 in NASA-funded Physical Sciences research expenditures

Current areas of research include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Ecology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Genetics
  • Genomics / Transcriptomics
  • Host-Parasite Interactions
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology
  • Plant Molecular Biology
  • Structural Biology

Learn more about our research.

Alumni Spotlight

Tamara Zaza

BS Biological Sciences

"I don’t think I would be able to do this if UAH had not given me the leadership opportunities and skills that it did. My ultimate goal is to be a compassionate and knowledgeable physician."