• Butterfly House Noxubee Refuge October 2014

    Butterfly House Roadshow at Noxubee Refuge October 2014

  • Heliconius erato

    Tagged Heliconius erato hybrid in French Guiana

  • Water Lilies

    Water Lilies at the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge

  •  BURP 2016

    Biology Undergraduate Research Program 2016

  • Nematostelium gracile

    Nematostelium gracile--Dr. Matthew Brown--NSF Grant

  • Cyclura carinata

    Tagged male Cyclura carinata, Turks & Caicos

  • Biological Sciences Department is located in Harned Hall

    Harned Hall

Departmental News

Congratulations to the Fall 2017 Society of Scholars Inductees

(2017-12-12) Congratulations to the Fall 2017 Society of Scholars Inductees - Six (see below) Biological Sciences Majors (along with 17 other students) were inducted to the Fall 2017 Society of Scholars.

Congratulations! Mary Ann Smith, Katie Jones, Wesley Dillard, Meghan Brino, Kyle Winston, and Alexandra Mazzola.

Please follow the link to the story. - external link

Dr. Nancy Reichert Assumes Role as President oF CAST

(2017-11-03) Dr. Nancy Reichert Assumes Role as President oF CAST - Congratulations to Dr. Nancy Reichert, Professor of Biologicals Sciences, recently installed President of the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology. Follow the link for the story. - external link

Local Birds Provide Insight to Malaria Parasite Research in Dr. Outlaw's Lab

(2017-10-26) Local Birds Provide Insight to Malaria Parasite Research in Dr. Outlaw's Lab - read the story in MSU's Alumnus Magazine - external link

Biological Sciences Ambassadors Charity Drive for Jackson Children's Hospital

(2017-10-24) Biological Sciences Ambassadors Charity Drive for Jackson Children's Hospital - follow the link for the story - external link

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Mississippi State, MS 39762

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Welcome

The Department of Biological Sciences at Mississippi State University is home to 25 instructors and tenure-track faculty and more than 1,000 graduate and undergraduate students. We offer three B.S. degrees (Biological Sciences, Microbiology, and Medical Technology) and three graduate degrees (an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences and an M.S. in General Biology, a distance program for science teachers).

Research in the Department represents the breadth of the Biological Sciences, including work in Cellular and Developmental Biology, Microbiology, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology. Our faculty have received research funding from all major federal funding agencies, as well as many state and private funding sources, and we have nationally respected faculty in each of the major research disciplines named above.

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