Department of Biological Sciences

If you are about learning by experience as you explore the science of living things, Wright State’s Department of Biological Sciences is the place for you! Complete your undergraduate degree in one of our eight academic programs, then step up to the Master of Science program in biological sciences.  Check out our website to find out more.

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Department News

‘Forever chemicals’ expert Marta Venier to speak at Wright State’s virtual Carmichael Lecture April 19

The lecture will feature Marta Venier, an environmental chemist and assistant professor at the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.

Wright State biologists Shulin Ju, Quan Zhong win $450,000 federal research grant to study neurological disease

The research by Ju and Zhong is aimed at understanding mechanisms of the cellular toxicity of the protein-coding gene FUS, mutations in which cause ALS.

Wright State testing wastewater to detect COVID-19 on campus

Sampling wastewater can help the university to catch infections early and prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Wright State community.

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