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The hallmark of biological science is interdisciplinary scholarship, centered on the discovery and understanding of all living things.

The ULM Biology program is a vibrant, engaging, intellectual environment where the best and brightest study and research with outstanding faculty. We are devoted to our science and are very pleased to have the opportunity to share our discoveries with others in the classroom and laboratory.

We recognize that our primary mission is to maintain and nurture a caring and supportive environment that provides our students with best preparation possible for their future, whatever direction it may take. Our goal is to produce graduates who truly appreciate the significance of biology in a modern world and who are well prepared for their next challenge.

We invite you to look further and see where exciting careers of a lifetime begin... here at ULM!

News & Bulletins

2016 BioBlitz

Students and faculty in the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Biology Program will host the fourth annual “BioBlitz” on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Columbia, LA. This event is free and open to the public. For registration and more information please click here

Biology Undergraduate bags the best poster award at a state-level conference

Ms. Melissa Bloch won the Best Poster Award at the 2016 Louisiana Association of Professional Biologist Annual conference held in LSU, Baton Rouge. The title of her research presentation was "The Use of Unmanned Aerial Systems in Forest Management". Ms. Bloch works with Dr. Bhattacharjee in the Plant Ecology Lab where she is evaluating the use of UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Systems) in various aspects of forest management.  

Turtles Research- Fundraiser

Sonia Morrone, a biology graduate student at ULM, is conducting a research project to study the daily habits and nesting activities of 10 female Chocoan River turtles. Morrone needs to raise $5,100 for this research project. 

Saw us at Browse on the Bayou?
We hope you enjoyed visiting with us.  We have set up a webpage with some additional information that you can use when making your decision to become a Biology major at ULM. Click here.

Our Biology Program...
has a 75% acceptance rate into pre-professional programs




Current and prospective graduate students should download the updated Biology graduate studies guide.

Proposed Biology class schedules through 2017 are available here.

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