Biology is the Science of Life
As biologists, faculty in the School of Biological Sciences investigate the underlying principles of nature and use their discoveries to bring about a better tomorrow.
Their biological research will provide the solutions to many of today’s most difficult challenges, including global climate change, sustainability, food and energy production, and human health.
Funding Fuels our Research
The School of Biological Sciences receives funding from federal agencies, foundations, charities, industry and other sponsors. During the 2018 fiscal year, our faculty received $61 million in funding, a 12% increase from the previous year.
Faculty with the School of Biological Sciences received $61 Million in external research funding during FY 2017 – 2018.
New grants were awarded with start dates in FY 2017 – 2018 that have Bio Sci faculty as the lead Principal Investigator
The largest grant awarded to faculty in BioSci in FY 2017 – 2018 supports 5 years of Alzheimer’s Disease research
Facts & Statistics – External Research Funding School of Biological Sciences. Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018.