Welcome to the Department of Biological Sciences at University of the Pacific. We share an enthusiasm for discovery, passion for learning, and commitment to training and educating students. We offer flexible programs that prepare you to pursue careers or advanced degrees in the areas of molecular and cellular biology, genetics, biochemistry, botany, microbiology, physiology or zoology. Our department prepares a large number of pre-professional students for entry into University of the Pacific 's Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, as well as the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy.

Know your professor

The Department of Biological Sciences is staffed by dedicated faculty members who value teaching and research, and who will advise and guide you throughout your academic programs. Our faculty members know their students on a first-name basis.

The broad scope of faculty interest presents opportunities for laboratory and field experiences in research covering a wide range of topics, including biology of insects, spiders, marine mammals, yeast, frogs, and infectious diseases

Biology Lab Tour

Contact Us

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Department of Biological Sciences
209.946.2181 cdelacruz@pacific.edu

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