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School of Life Sciences

Explore the possibilities and discover your passion

Welcome to our school

If you’re looking for a career in medicine or biotechnology, microbiology, or conservation biology and ecology, or you simply want to explore the life sciences, you’re in the right place.

Our mission is to inspire and transform our life science students by providing an innovative learning experience that prepares them to thrive in a dynamic and demanding world.

We also strive to improve life by stimulating scientific discovery and solving critical problems at the intersection of the life sciences and society. Explore our degree programs and meet our award-winning faculty to learn more.

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Undergraduate Research

Getting involved in research gives you an advantage in graduate or professional school.

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Pre-med in the Life Sciences

Medical Schools want well-rounded scholars. We'll inspire the scholar in you.

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Student Life

From skilled advisors to clubs and organizations, we support you during your undergraduate career.

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Why choose ASU School of Life Sciences?

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Latest News

The Research for Inclusive STEM Education Center, a newly launched Arizona State University initiative, is striving to make higher education more inclusive through innovative research, ongoin

In January 2018, China stopped accepting most plastic recyclables from Western nations. Within days, there was no hiding just how much plastic nations were producing and consuming.

Ferran Garcia-Pichel, Arizona State University professor and researcher, has been awarded the 2021 D.C. White Award by the American Society for Microbiology.

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Do you have a question for a biologist? Maybe something like, "What's a biologist?" Contact our experts at Ask A Biologist — an educational resource for students, teachers and parents. This volunteer-run resource is provided by the School of Life Sciences, and funded through donations. Make a contribution here.

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ASU Natural History Collections

Supported by the School of Life Sciences, the ASU Natural History Collections are comprised of nine different collections that support the university's teaching, research and public outreach. This incredible facility boasts millions of specimens including insects, plants, reptiles, molluscs and more. Public visits are available by appointment.

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