Welcome to ASU School of Life Sciences

Explore the possibilities and discover your passion

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

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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 advising to clubs and organization, find out what we have to offer.

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Sidney Altman, who shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1989, is joining the faculty of Arizona State University.

Coral reefs and hard-shelled sea creatures such as oysters and mussels are constantly being threatened, not only by the detrimental effects of stressors such as climate change and habitat loss, but

On Tuesday, May 10, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University will recognize its highest-achieving students from the social sciences, natural sciences and humanities at t

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Do you have a question for 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. How Your Gift Makes a Difference | Contribute

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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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