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Biological Sciences BS/DDS - Academic Experience

(HEGIS: 04.01 BIOLOGY GENERAL, CIP: 26.0101 Biology/Biological Sciences, General)

Department of Biological Sciences

109 Cooke Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1300

Paul Gollnick,
Professor and Chair

Lara Hutson,
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Associated Programs

Associated Subjects

Academic Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to perform research (BIO 498 Undergraduate Research) in the laboratories of departmental faculty members. In exceptional cases, students in the combined program may also be able to apply to the Biological Sciences Honors Research Program.

Experiential Learning

The department will consider applications from BS/DDS students to the Biological Sciences Honors Research program on a case-by-case basis. Students interested in applying to this program must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 and will have to complete the program in their second and third years. For more information, contact the Biological Sciences department: 109 Cooke Hall, North Campus.

Extracurricular Activities

Undergraduate Biology Association: This organization is an active group open to all students. It sponsors special speakers on research, graduate school, and other selected topics. It also sponsors social activities.

Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE):The goal of WiSE is to increase the recruitment, retention and success of women in science, technology, engineering and math.

Association for Pre-Medical Students

National Pre-Health Honor Society

See also the UB Student Association webpage

Honors and Awards

Departmental Honors

Students enrolled in the BS program may participate in the departmental honors program during their junior and senior years. Acceptance into the program may be achieved through invitation by the department, nomination by a sponsoring faculty member, or self-nomination by the student. Nomination forms for the honors program are available in the departmental office, 109 Cooke Hall, North Campus.

Published: Dec 05, 2019 11:40:53